Category: Sun

Venus transit: 6 June 2012

Venus transit: 6 June 2012

The Transit of Venus in front of the Sun is a very rare event. The last one for our generation was on June 6, 2012. In Italy, it was only visible the very end...

The Sun in H-alpha

The Sun in H-alpha

[fvplayer src=”https://www.virtualtelescope.eu/wordpress/sun_6april09_virtualtelescope_lr.flv”] This video was done using a large number of single images grabbed during the 100 Hours of Remote Astronomy at The Virtual Telescope. It is a amazing to see this prominence rapidly...