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A Spotty Sunset

I don’t post all my sunset pics here…if you want to see them you can follow me on twitter or Google+. I will post some of the more interesting ones here and tonight falls into that category.

There are some pretty good sunspots today. By underexposing the Sun quite a bit, you can bring out the sunspots. I got them just as the Sun was setting behind a mountain.

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I waited around for the green flash of course.

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Tonight I also took a quick shot toward Kitt Peak. Late next week, the Sun will set behind Kitt Peak and I will be trying to get that shot!

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October 23, 2013 - Posted by | Astrophotography, Atmospheric Physics, Green Flash, Kitt Peak, Solar Photography, Sunset | , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Nice sunset photos. Good luck with the KP sunset shots next week. That’s something I don’t get to see from Oracle.

    Mike Weasner http://www.weasner.com Twitter: @mweasner

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    Comment by Michael Weasner | October 23, 2013 | Reply

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