Sunspot Group #2192 in Oct 2014: White-light images for 4 days

Date & Time: Displayed in image
Optical: BORG 60ED with TeleVue PowerMate 2.5× (f=875mm, F14.6)
with BaaderPlanetarium AstroSolar & Contrast-Booster filters
Auto-guided with Kenko SKYMEMO Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref. & Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×10sec., Exp....1/80sec
270 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6

The solar active region of #2192, observed from Oct 18 to 29, 2014, has evolved with a span of about 20 degrees in solar longitude and sunspots of over 50, the largest one in last ten years. We could observe the group only naked eye through the solar filter. This page shows you the change of group for 4 days, the image has been displayed by turning the celestial north direction upward.
The sunspot group is moving toward the solar rim, its apparent aspect changes daily. The group has a pair of bipolar principal sunspots and surrounding penumbra with complicated shapes, and tiny spots distributed around them. It can be detected that the detailed structures are changing every day.

Full-disk image with white-light (Oct 25)

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Around Fecunditatis, MARE

SunspotGroup #2192 in Oct 2014:
Change of the X-class flare

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