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Sun Observer's Guide

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A practical day-by-day guide to observing the sun safely.

The Sun Observer's Guide is a practical guide that explains how to safely observe the sun: what to look for and how to record and photograph solar images and eclipses. The book is written in non-technical language and is ideal for novice observers.

Expensive equipment is not essential to observe the Sun, and the neces
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published August 7th 2004 by Firefly Books (first published June 22nd 2004)
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Pete daPixie
Not recommended for the casual reader who is interested in solar dynamics. As the title of this book declares, this is a guide for observers of the sun. Published in 2004, this guide for the amateur astronomer is fairly comprehensive. A good time to peruse this guide is anytime soon, as 2013 promises to be a period of solar maximum activity. I had a good session of observing the sun early last summer, when large flares and enormous sun spots were visible. In the conversion of hydrogen to helium ...more
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