Sunspot 24-May-2021

Sun Spot

Other names:none
Distance:152 million km average
Telescope:TS ED 102mm f/7 doublet
Field of view:5' x 3' (detail)
Cameras:Canon EOS 550D
Filters:Baader Solar Film ND5
Mount:Skywatcher EQ6-R
Exposure time:1/80s, 10,000 frames approx.
Sizes 1920 x 1080 | 792 x 432 (detail)
A TS ED18 eyepiece (aka Paradigm) was used for projection with approx. 3.4x magnification. Magic Lantern was used to capture raw video with the 550D. This camera is one of the few DSLRs that come with a 1:1 crop video mode. Combined with ML lossless capture at 50pfs is possible.