ASTRONOMY GALLERY - Solar Images

Solar Images

These solar images were taken through the solar telescope at Saddleback College Observatory. This telescope is a 16" SCT equipped with H-a filter at 656.28 nm band-pass and 0.75 angstrom band-width.  In addition, the Saddleback College Observatory operates a Coronado 70mm solar telescope which provides a wide field of view of the entire solar disk.

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Double sunspot (north = down  2/2/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot(16" Meade SCT 2/20/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Large sunspot group (7/17/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Partial solar eclipse event (6/10/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Solar disk (Coronado solar telescope (7/24/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Solar prominence (16" Meade SCT 4/30/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Loop prominence (16" Meade SCT 6/17/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Solar prominence (16" Meade SCT 6/19/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Multiple prominence features (6/24/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot # 191 (11/18/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot # 192 (11/18/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot # 195 (11/18/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot # 37 (7/17/02).

Saddleback-College-Astronomy Sunspot formation (7/24/02).