The scope doesn't get a whole lot of vitamin D, so I took it out for a quick solar observation today.

There were 4 sunspot groups visible and many smaller evenly distributed freckles marking the surface. The heat of the direct sunlight made the entire image shimmer, which only added to the effect. A small amount of granulation was visible near the edges of the sun.

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  • Observed with: Orion 10'' SkyQuest dobsonian
  • Seeing: above average
  • Light pollution: average