One Hour of Solar Astronomy on a Sunday

Set up the ol’  TIE Coronado Helios H-alpha Solar Telescope on a cheapo EQ-2 German Equitorial Mount on Sunday to let a fellow amateur astronomer see the Sun’s chromosphere for the firs time. We got to see at least three prominences. Not bad for a telescope with 8 angstrom bandwith…

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~ by matthewota on February 7, 2011.

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