Solar Drawings

  • J.M. Vaquero
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 361)

Drawings were the first method used for keeping a record of astronomical observations; for example, drawings of the constellations were being made from very early on. This technique was also applied to other scientific disciplines such as Anatomy, Botany and Zoology. Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519) was one of the pioneers in this field (Kemp, 2006). In this way, it was possible to fulfil one of the essentials of the scientific method: to tell a colleague, come and look at what I have seen.


Solar Activity Solar Surface Sunspot Group Solar Rotation Solar Physic 
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