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#1 desertstars

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Posted 20 January 2005 - 09:25 PM

The internet is full of resources of interest to the amateur astronomer. Over in the Lunar Observing forum we have put together a list of links to web sites/pages of use to Lunar Observers that has becomes a large and useful resource. I would like to see such a resource brought into being for this forum as well. Toward that end, I have stuck this post to the top of the forum, and begun our list of online solar observing resources with a link provided recently by David W. Knisely :

Observing the Sun in H-alpha

NASA: Solar Physics

Sungazer Reference List

Dave Groski's Solar Page

Big Bear Solar Observatory

National Solar Observatory

NWS Space Environment Center

Astro-Nut.com Solar

Observing the Sun with a Spectroheliograph

Solar Photos from Germany

Cemax Eyepiece Review

ALPO solar section


Please add links that you know of and have found useful. I will periodically go through what is posted on this thread and add it to a master list in this post for convenient access.

#2 Don W

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Posted 20 January 2005 - 09:32 PM

That's a great one, Tom. Here's one of my favorites:

http://science.nasa....lar/default.htm

#3 thesungazer

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Posted 20 January 2005 - 09:49 PM


http://www.sungazer.net/resources.html

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#4 desertstars

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Posted 20 January 2005 - 09:50 PM

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#5 DAVIDG

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Posted 21 January 2005 - 09:09 AM

Here is link to my site. It's just starting out, but has plans and photos of some of the instruments I've built (Solar Spectroscope, Coronagraph, and homemade 0.8A H-alpha system)

www.considine.net/dgroski

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#6 dgs©

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Posted 21 January 2005 - 12:00 PM

Big Bear Solar Observatory

#7 Vern Raben

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Posted 23 January 2005 - 02:04 PM

I would suggest
http://sec.noaa.gov which has lots of solar and space weather information. Many, many links there but good starting points are http://sec.noaa.gov/today.html http://sec.noaa.gov/SWN

Paul Hyndman's site has lots of great info on solar imaging http://astro-nut.com/sun.html

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 03:29 PM

Hi,

Here a other link of the site of my friend Philippe Rouselle, a great french amateur of solar astronomy. Philippe is specialized in spectroheliography. Visit his site [ English Version ]. In France for solar astronomy amateurs, a great site !
The link : Observing the Sun with a spectroheliograph


Dan67 48°20'38" N, 7°36'56" E. :cool:

#9 Didier Favre

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Posted 04 March 2005 - 09:51 PM

My solar website : http://www.astrosurf.com/alcyoneastro and Two new Solar Databases : BaseHalpha and Solamat at
http://basehalpha.ift.fr or http://solamat.ift.fr

#10 ScottAz

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Posted 12 March 2005 - 02:25 PM

Lots of nice links, guys! Thanks. :) (My astronomy classes are about to begin studying the Sun--as an average yellow dwarf star--on their way to spectrography and stellar evolution.) As always, I appreciate any help (especially nice resources like this) that I can get!

And, as you may imagine, the kids (high-schools seniors, but still "kids" like the rest of us) love the PST! Lots of ooohs and ahhs! :jump:

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Posted 13 July 2005 - 11:06 AM

This will be my first post here on CN.
A fellow whose pictures(when he posts) and 'scopes always impress me enormously is Harald Paleske.It's a surprise to me that nobody else has brought him to attention.
His site is:

http://www.unigraph.de/

It's in German.The pictures tell their own tale,but if you ache for a translation,Google 'languages' or somesuch will cough up an approximation.

Bruce

#12 Willy Russo

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 12:00 PM

stacking filters

#13 Rcade

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Posted 21 February 2006 - 03:35 PM

Here's a neat sight on space with a focus on solar actvity:
http://www.spaceweather.com/

Just FYI

#14 SaberScorpX

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 07:20 PM

Beginner's Guide to Safe Solar Observing (S&T)



Stephen Saber
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http://www.geocities...corpx/home.html

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 07:24 PM

Astronomical League's Sunspotter Observe Program



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http://www.geocities...corpx/home.html

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#16 EmielVeldhuis

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Posted 05 February 2007 - 07:49 AM

Solar Imaging on a budget:

http://astrosurf.com...s/veldhuis.html

Homemade tutorial
greetz Emiel Veldhuis
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#17 Oldfield

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Posted 05 February 2007 - 09:08 AM

My solar observation blog:-

http://osastrolog.bl...earch/label/sun

:-)

#18 kim marie

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Posted 10 September 2007 - 10:24 AM

My site.

http://bellsouthpwp2...brucehegerberg/

Regards

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Posted 10 September 2007 - 07:58 PM

Very interesting Bruce. Cool idea.

#20 DonDon

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:51 PM

Question about solar viewing, right now I use a 10 inch reflector Dob. I have made an off axis 5 inch hole with the baader film. I can view the sun just fine, in the white yellow color. What I would like to know is, how do I see the fine detail in the red, orange color? Could I use a H-alfa filter at the eyepiece, with the baader film on the end of the scope to get more detail? Please help.. Thank's, Don.

#21 colinsk

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:03 PM

I think you are looking for this thread:

http://www.cloudynig...5/o/all/fpart/1

#22 DonDon

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:32 PM

Thank you. A little to technical for me, im a rookie so im just looking for one easy answer, if there is one that is, lol. A lot of talk about night time nebula filters, im interested in the solar filter only, H-alfa. Thank's again for the reply, Don.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 05:02 PM

I'd like to add my site:

http://www.seemysunspot.com It's a daily record of solar activity using images and sketches from observers all over the world...I have over 16mths there now with very few missing days...If people want to see the activity on any particular day, I probably have one or more images/sketches for them check out along the the day before and after for those doing any research...Just a thought!

#24 colinsk

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 12:58 AM

Here is my no math treatment of how a air spaced etalon works:

http://www.designeri...nArticlePt1.pdf

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Posted 25 August 2008 - 12:48 PM

Live Ha feed from Austria - very useful here in the UK >>>

http://cesar.kso.ac....ain/last_Ha.php

I like this one from down under for seeing what i'm missing when its night in the UK :D

http://www.ips.gov.au/Solar/2/4

Enjoy!






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