Recording Observations

  • Jamey L. Jenkins
Part of the Astronomer's Pocket Field Guide book series (ASTROPOC)


Amateur solar observing tends to fall into these three broad avenues of pursuit: statistical work, the study of the changing appearance of the Sun, and lastly casual viewing for pleasure, such as at an eclipse or one of the rare transits of Venus or Mercury. It’s not unheard of for an ambitious individual to be active in all three areas.


Sunspot Group Solar Limb Central Meridian Heliographic Latitude Solar Equator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jamey L. Jenkins
    • 1
  1. 1.HomerUSA

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