Solar Section Overview

Lyn Smith
Lyn Smith

Our aim is to promote every aspect of solar astronomy and to provide information and encouragement in relation to the study of the Sun. Objectives: Provide relevant and up-to-date information and advice in relation to the Section’s programme of work. Encourage the exchange of information and expertise and the association of observers for mutual help. Promote solar study and observation for beginners. Circulate current solar observational information and data. Explore and develop modern techniques for both solar observation and data recording.

If you have any questions regarding the Solar Section or would like to become a member of the section, please Contact the Director on the link above right.

  • Wilson Effect Observer's Challenge
  • White Light Flare & Dynamic Sun Challenges
  • Solar Section Publications
  • Magnetic Observations
  • Director's Blog
  • Activity Graphs
  • Polar Faculae Observer's Challenge
  • Observing Aids & Techniques
  • Solar Section Aims & Objectives
  • Submitting Observations
  • Solar Section Tutorials
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