Observing the Sun for Yourself


Subject:
Astronomy , Sun

Description:
Explains how to look safely at the sun and sun activity, such as eclipses and sunspots. Topics include projecting the sun through a tiny hole onto a white sheet of paper (this simple device is called a "pinhole camera," for which other objects, such as a colander, may be used) and using telescopes and filters. Includes links to related material and sites. From the Stanford Solar Center.

Publisher:
Stanford Solar Center

Language:
English

Source:
http://solar-center.stanford.edu/observe/


PID= res:lii-21749