Astronomy Report – April 27th

Astronomy Report
Name: Eric Shear
Crew: 193
Date: April 27, 2018

Sky Conditions: Clear

Wind Conditions: None

Observation Start Time: 1016

Observation End Time: 1100

Summary:

EMERGENCY:

One solar flare was discovered today, aimed right at us. It is a whitish spot next to a filament, as shown in the photo attached.

No sunspots or prominences could be spotted with the Skyris camera, despite using the tuners.

Photos were taken with the Skyris camera and the best image processed in Autostakkert, Registax, Photoshop, and PowerPoint to colorize and bring out contrast. The result is attached.

Objects Viewed: Sun

Problems Encountered: None