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Old Apr 23, 2012, 5:47 PM   #1
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When the sun behind a cloud on Sunday I pointed the camera at it and took a photo. When I looked at it this evening I thought "Damn! Look at that dust". How strange I didn't see it on the other photos I took on Sunday. Then it hit me, the black spots are not dust, they're sunspots. Cropped to 880 * 660, then resized to 800 * 600.
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Old Apr 23, 2012, 6:43 PM   #2
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get a jet blower, and a sensor cleaning kit, will resolve that issue in 10 min
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 5:33 AM   #3
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Cool shot, I would also have thought about dust bunnies in the first place.
Never knew they would be so visible.

(edit: they means the sunspots - is my english that bad ?)

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G'day Ronnie & ST

Yes fellas - just stretch up real-h-i-g-h and you can easily clean off them there dust bunnies from the sun too



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Keith, I'm not sure I would have figured out that the dust spots are actually sun spots. That was very perceptive of you.
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Old Apr 27, 2012, 6:13 PM   #6
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Tnaks all

Phil - no need to stretch - I'll use the jet blower!

mtnman - I was convinced they were dust, but having carefully checked other photos I decided they couldn't be. So after scratching my head for a while I decided that the only thing they could be were sunspots. A quick Google ...
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