Category Archives: Sun
Solar activity, april 2022.
Solar cycle 25 is on it’s way and looks promising.
2016-05-09, Mercury transit.
Observed the Mercury transit from Public Observatory Bussloo together with volunteers and visitors. Even though the wind was strong from time to time with a less than mediocre seeing, we enjoyed the transit. After a couple of hours, clouds started to hamper observations more and more but after a dinner break, the skies cleared again and we were given a last look at the Sun and Mercury.
2015-03-20, partial solar eclipse – clouded out
Unfortunately, we were clouded out. Nevertheless over 100 visitors paid a visit to public observatory Bussloo, including several journalists, photographers and a camera crew from tv-station Max. We noticed a significant drop in temperature and light. On our way home, the cloud cover broke …
Been waiting all week long to catch a glimpse of giant sunspot AR2192. Managed to take 2 shots on Saturday before clouds moved in again.