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Old 16-02-2019, 01:21 PM
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One of the most luminous flares detected in M42 last Nov

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-nearb...ose-on-the-sun

I wonder if any amateurs could have caught this in IR?

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Old 16-02-2019, 03:00 PM
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Wow, almost in real time. That is awesome. I though it was pretty cool!
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The 10,000 pixel camera they used is cooled to -273 C, there must be a lot of Peltiers on top of each other to achieve that.
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