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    Default Smoked Sun Aug 15 2018



    More of a blood red this morning, surprised to see their was a sunspot, took the scope out just for the heck of it and saw it. 2718, didnt do any rotations, didnt see the spot till I did some enhancements.
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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 15 2018

    Good catch on 2718. Let's all hope it grows... we need the action.

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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 15 2018

    Well I'll be, a sunspot!

    Nice grab, Neil.
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    Default Re: Smoked Sun Aug 15 2018

    lol Thanks
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