Object: The Sun in white light. Features shown include sunspots, sunspot penumbras, faculae and granulation.
Exposure: 1/250 second. ND5 Thousand Oaks solar filter.
Telescope: 10" f/14 Christen refractor. Prime focus
Mount: German equatorial
Film: 35mm Kodak Technical Pan 2415
Location: Lockwood Park Observatory. Rockford, Illinois
Comments: An article on the building and installation of the 10" f/14 Christen refractor can be found in the October 1985 issue of Sky&Telescope, pg. 375.
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