I have further processed my sunspot photos today with GIMP2 – images taken through my Calcium-H Daystar filter on my Sky Watcher Equinox Pro 80mm scope on Manfrotto tripod/video head.
Above is my image taken in Lichfield. It also appears on Spaceweather at http://www.spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=153019&PHPSESSID=ilmjnl5v8hksuk7522op0urp51
Compare this to Mike Taormina’s calcium K image below from Spaceweather =
Equipment used to take my image today: