Rambling thoughts from someone trying to keep his "I wish I had..." list as short as possible.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Right now on the Sun is a huge sunspot. This one is designated 1476. Using an inexpensive Tasco Telescope with a solar projection attachement I've gotten an image of the sunspot. (Don't ever look at the sun through a telescope, or even a camera without the correct filters. And if you don't know they are the correct ones they aren't.)
For more information you can check out the article at Space.com.