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Taken 2-Oct-13

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Keywords:Astrophotography, HiMARC, Solar, The Sun, Venus Transit 2012, extrasolar planet transit, hydrogen alpha
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Dimensions1000 x 1000
Original file size746 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date modified2-Oct-13 11:47
GetArtUp Preview Imagery-1

GetArtUp Preview Imagery-1

A full solar disk panorama showing Venus transiting a dynamic Sun replete with solar features including filaments, flares, sunspots and prominences. More than 1 Terabyte of data were recorded to produce this unprecedented high-resolution result. Captured using HiMARC's atmospheric lensing method with a narrowband (7nm) hydrogen alpha bandpass filter on a 90mm refractor June 5, 2012. Learn more about the HiMARC technology behind this photograph in the research section. See this image on exhibit and how it relates to NASA's Kepler Mission in the Physics In Vogue exhibition section.