About this object


A simple shot of our nearest star, the sun, using my old refractor.  You can make out a couple of sunspots in the upper left.  Click here for a close up shot of the sunspots.



Technical Information


Optics:                                  Tasco 60mm Refractor @ f8             


Camera:                               Nikon CoolPix 4500 with 18mm eyepiece


Date:                                     September 2, 2003


Location:                               Troy, Montana


Exposure Details:                1/250 seconds at ISO Auto, Baader Solar Filter


Acquisition:                           NA


Processing:                           None