Back Garden Astronomer

Despite the sun being 93 million miles away, one amateur astronomer hasnt let that stop him capturing incredible close ups form his garden. Ivar Kooren, from The Netherlands, used off the shelf equipment to capture the stunning results – which include bursts of flames – known as prominences – flickering from the suns surface. He uses an astrocamera – capturing thousands of pictures at once – connected to a which are then stacked together using specialist software.

Despite the sun being 93 million miles away, one amateur astronomer hasnt let that stop him capturing incredible close ups form his garden. Ivar Kooren, from The Netherlands, used off the shelf equipment to capture the stunning results - which include bursts of flames - known as prominences - flickering from the suns surface. He uses an astrocamera - capturing thousands of pictures at once - connected to a which are then stacked together using specialist software.

Despite the sun being 93 million miles away, one amateur astronomer hasnt let that stop him capturing incredible close ups form his garden. Ivar Kooren, from The Netherlands, used off the shelf equipment to capture the stunning results - which include bursts of flames - known as prominences - flickering from the suns surface. He uses an astrocamera - capturing thousands of pictures at once - connected to a which are then stacked together using specialist software.

Despite the sun being 93 million miles away, one amateur astronomer hasnt let that stop him capturing incredible close ups form his garden. Ivar Kooren, from The Netherlands, used off the shelf equipment to capture the stunning results - which include bursts of flames - known as prominences - flickering from the suns surface. He uses an astrocamera - capturing thousands of pictures at once - connected to a which are then stacked together using specialist software.

Despite the sun being 93 million miles away, one amateur astronomer hasnt let that stop him capturing incredible close ups form his garden. Ivar Kooren, from The Netherlands, used off the shelf equipment to capture the stunning results - which include bursts of flames - known as prominences - flickering from the suns surface. He uses an astrocamera - capturing thousands of pictures at once - connected to a which are then stacked together using specialist software.