Whitcomb Farm Observatory
What are sunspots? What is the Sunspot Cycle? Observing the Sun
What are Sunspots?
Large sunspot
 A quiet sun  Small and medium sunspots
Solar Eclipse  20 Aug
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For a description of a solar eclipse

Solar Eclipse  3 July
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Chromosphere (red) on east side with
Moon partially covering sun during first "Diamond Ring" effect as last
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Totality composite showing deep corona and First sliver of second  partial
Totality with inner corona and prominences
Size matters: when the moon
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Total Eclipse Annular Eclipse
The Sun The nearest star
distance: 8 light minutes
The Nearest Star

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Fraunhofer lines in the solar
Large sunspot