Scope: Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PL (Newtonian 150/1200 mm), camera: Point Grey Chameleon mono, solar filter: Baader AstroSolar ND 5.

Illustration of poor characteristics of AstroSolar in longer wavelengths (red and infrared). Note that the Solar Continuum (narrowband green) filter alone gives low quality image because it heavily leaks infrared. This is why it has to be used with an IR/UV cut filter.

The video is sped up to 25 fps from Chameleon's 18 fps. Quality as shown here is slightly worse than original due to recompression by Vimeo.

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