They are pictures that are simply remarkable. When they were first seen it was thought they'd been taken by NASA - in fact they were recorded by a Kent astronomer in his back garden.
They show the sun as very few have ever seen it before. Iain McBride speaks to astronomer and photographer Paul Andrew.
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