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Astronomy Pictures of the Sun [Image 2]

This page contains images of the sun produced by members of the University Lowbrow Astronomers.

Partial Solar Eclipse of December 25, 2000
by Mark Deprest

Partial Solar Eclipse of December 25, 2000

Taken by Mark Deprest at 12:39 PM during the partial solar eclipse of December 25, 2000. He used eyepiece projection photography with a 5” f/5 refractor, a 22mm Rini Modified Plossl occular, a 35mm Pentax camera and Superia 200 print film. You can observe several sunspots in this photograph.

WARNING: Viewing the sun without proper protective devices can result in permanent eye damage.

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