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Sunspots

Uploaded by: novembergale

Thursday July 5, 2012

Forestville, NY (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Sunspots were clearly visible on the sun and then as it dropped lower on the horizon, the sun turned to pink.

Photometric Interpretation: RGB

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS 40D

Orientation: top - left

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: QuickTime 7.6.6

Exposure Time: 1/320 sec.

Exposure Program: Portrait mode (for closeup photos with the background out of focus)

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Aperture: 5.00 EV (f/5.7)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

Flash: Flash did not fire.

Focal Length: 400.0 mm

PixelXDimension: 3499

PixelYDimension: 2332

July 5, 2012 Photo Series

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2. hurricanep
2:44 AM GMT on July 06, 2012
Really cool picture!
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1. novembergale
1:41 AM GMT on July 06, 2012
I believe the spots that are visible in this photo belong to Sunspot 1515 which is being labeled as a "behemoth" by SpaceWeather.com with potential for X-class solar flares:

http://www.spaceweather.com/
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novembergale

Nature photos from the Chautauqua Ridge in western New York State with great views of Lake Erie and Southern Ontario.

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