Camera obscura used to study sunspots

Camera obscura used to study sunspots

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Credit: Universal History Archive/UIG/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Projecting the image of the Sun through a refracting telescope on to a screen in order to study sunspots. From Rosa Ursina by Christoph Scheiner (Bracciano, 1630). Engraving.

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Keywords: 1630, astronomy, bracciano, christoph, engraving, image, instrument, optics, order, projecting, refracting, rosa, scheiner, science, scientific, screen, study, sun, sunspots, telescope, through, ursina

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