They are pictures that are brilliant...in every sense. When they were first seen it was thought they had 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. John Ryall has our report
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Simon has Saturday's forecast for the west of the region
Simon has Saturday's forecast for the east of the region
Simon's Blog - Fun With The Sun