This photo of the Sun was taken on February 19, 1982. It is a "white light" image, i.e. this is how it would appear to the naked eye with only intensity filtering.
This photo is from the National Optical Astronomy Observatories. NOAO is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. under cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
Copyright 1982 Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA), all rights reserved. Used with permission.
The star chart background was produced on a Macintosh with the Voyager II program,
and are ©1988-93 Carina Software,
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