Quiet Sun Broken by AR2699

As we near Solar Minimum, we have seen a lot of blank solar discs recently, but we now have a sunspot group, Active Region (AR) 2699 is currently crossing the Sun. AR2699 is even quite active and might produce some low-level solar flares!

These image were taken a few days ago:

Sun on 2018 February 7. Image taken by Carl Bowron
Hydrogen-alpha Sun
Active Region 2699 images in Hydrogen-alpha on 2018 February 7. Image by Carl Bowron

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