Observing the Sun
in White Light
As mentioned in the
previous page when using suitable means of filtration, or projection
it is possible to see the changing face of our Sun.
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Two images taken at
the Thetford Equinox Star Party showing the movement of the sunspots
across the solar disc. Takahashi FCT76 - 31mm Nagler in an Intes
Herschel Wedge taken afocally with a Nikon Coolpix 950 digital
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A selection of sunspot
images taken with a Sony Digital camera at prime focus of a Takahashi
FS128 with and without a 2x Barlow.
Two colour images captured
using a Basler Digital Camera and Archive4Images software provided
by Micromotion of Germany.
Imaging in daylight
can be awkward when using the LCD screen on a digital camera,
the use of a tube from a kitchen roll with a lens hood can make
life a lot easier.
Imaging with a Sony
DKC-CM30 digital camera.
In addition imaging
afocally can be quite successful. See the images on the H Alpha
Follow the links below
White light full disc gallery
Observing the Sun in H alpha
Total Solar Eclipse Observations