Stunning photo of our Sun, like you have never seen it before [Amazing Photo of the Day]

What happens when you combine a filter that only captures a very narrow wavelength of light (H-alpha, emitted by hydrogen) with a 90mm telescope and point it at the Sun? You get an awesome, unique photo of said Sun. That is exactly what photographer Alan Friedman did and the result is absolutely stunning. Check it out:

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Almost like it is photoshopped. But it isn’t.

[via Discover Mag, photo credit: Alan Friedman]

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  • riya

    Another amazing pic! This is another reason why I like dottech- great pics and articles :)

  • Seamus McSeamus

    Amazing photo.

  • jayesstee

    @Donna: + 1

    Thanks Ashraf, the standard is still very high.

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