A Sunspot Is So Large Right Now You Can See It Without A Telescope

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A Sunspot Is So Large Right Now You Can See It Without A Telescope

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"A sunspot four times the size of the Earth is making its way across the Sun at the moment. The spot is so large you can see it without a telescope, though of course you should use protective equipment."

Sunspot AR3310, bottom right, should be visible without magnification.

https://www.iflscience.com/a-sunspot-is ... cope-69096


Anyone tried observing this without telescope or binoculars? did you look at it directly with solar glasses or other methods (projection, reflection on water...)?


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Re: A Sunspot Is So Large Right Now You Can See It Without A Telescope

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I haven't tried just a filter but I am sure it's easily visible at 1x from past experience. It's sizable in my Lunt 8x32s.

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Re: A Sunspot Is So Large Right Now You Can See It Without A Telescope

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Yes is easy naked eye with proper filtration.


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