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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
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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