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The Sun

Lab Procedure

The Sun


Supporting Files

Rotation of the Sun

Video is found near the bottom of the page:


Coronal Mass Ejections

Video is the second video on the page:

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Day Labs/Clear Sky

Solar equipment will be setup during the following times as long as its not cloudy. If there's no sun see the Night/Cloudy instructions.

Your instructor should Print The Outdoor portion of the sun lab and bring it outside

For Fall 23 this lab will be done the week of Nov 27th, weather permitting. Or the week after.

Outdoor Lab Schedule - Fall 23
Day Morning Midday Afternoon
Mon x 1-130pm x - sun too low
Tues 8:30AM - 9:30AM 12PM - 1PM 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Weds 8:30AM - 9:30AM x 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Thurs x x x
Fri x 12PM - 1PM x

Note some times will be extended for lecture viewings, ask your instructor for those times.

Night/Cloudy Labs

Sorry but no outdoors for you. Please explore the following  links to complete the portion of your lab that would be otherwise done outside.

Look for the "Intensity" for Parts A,B and "H-alpha" for Part C of the outdoor section.

GONG Latest Images

You can also utilize the following link for more H-alpha images for part C.

GONG H-Alpha

Other Resources

SOHO Movie Gallery

SOHO Observation Series