Great Sunspots



In the end of October of 2003 we witnessed one of the largest sun spots ever recorded. This late sunrise photo (8:14 local time) is a composite image. The Sun photo was shot 4 minutes later - hence the brightest light is on the left of the Sun. Oct. 27th.

Photo Technical Data
Size of the original: 4282 x 2656 pixels
Composition of 2 photos:
Sun: aperture f /8, exposure 1/2000 s, ISO 100.
Foreground: aperture f :4, exposure 1/180 s, ISO 100.
Canon EOS 1Ds; focal length 800 mm.

On the right: a 200x300 pix cropped image from the original photo.

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