Kanzelhohe Solar Observatory in Austria recorded an interesting image of the Sun on January 2013 at UTC. Using Kanzelhoehe H-alpa filters to spot the active regions of the Sun, they captured a plane and contrail flying afront of the Sun as .
The colorful Eagle Nebula taken at the National Science Foundation's telescope on Kitt Peak. Located in the constellation of Serpens, the Serpent, the Eagle Nebula is a very luminous open cluster of stars surrounded by dust and gas.
Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) nestled within a natural basin in China's remote and mountainous southwestern Guizhou province. Nicknamed Tianyan, or the Eye of Heaven Astronomy Picture of the Day 29 Sep 2016
'The Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) is a solar observatory located on the north side of Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains of southwestern San Bernardino County, California (USA), approximately 120 kilometers (75 mi) east of downtown Los Angeles. The telescopes and instruments at the observatory are designed and employed specifically for studying the activities and phenomena of our solar system's star, the Sun.' (via wikipedia.org)
Hybrid Gaucho #13 - Classic southwestern style with telescope crown with crease height at 4" with 4" snapped brim. Shown here in a hybrid style with semi-colado Ecuadorian panama straw crown and pure beaver felt brim in the color black with sterling and coral concho hatband by SilverStorm sold separately.
MAGNETIC ACTIVITY: A ragged, dynamic filament of magnetism is dancing along the sun's southwestern limb today. It is so large, more than km from end to end, that amateur astronomers are able to see it in great detail using backyard solar telescopes.
World's largest radio telescope starts operating in China
China has finished work on the world’s largest single-aperture telescope. The Five Hundred Meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) will search for extraterrestrial life and be used to explore the universe when it starts operations in September.