Sunspotting – 20 June 2013

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First sidewalk solar-observing astronomy session of the year promoted by the Dunlop Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto

The sun could be observed via three telescopes for sidewalk solar-observing, including an H-alpha ‘scope for ¬†views of flares and prominences. There was also a ¬†8′ inflatable Sun on view! if you missed this session, there will be more occasions during the summer. Usually the sessions take place on Thursdays at noon, weather conditions allowing.

H-Alpha Scope

images through h-alpha scope look like this
The Sunspotter
The giant 8′ Sun