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16
October
2013
Sun public observation during the ESAC Fun Run

The CESAR team set up the solar telescopes for a public observation of the Sun during the ESAC Fun Run on the 11 October 2013. The Fun Run is a yearly social and charity race at the ESAC (European Space Astronomy Center) premises in Madrid.


Photo during the observation. CESAR Team.

About 40 people could enjoy the views of the active Sun through the H-alpha and visible filters. At sunset the team removed the visible filter from the front of the white-light telescope, so that the audience could also enjoy the views of Venus (close to Quadrature) during daylight. The observations finished at 23:00 local time.


Sun in Visible the day before. CESAR Team

 

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