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The corona sphere.

by Psyguy22
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Psyguy22
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Dec1-12, 07:16 PM
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In basic, why can we only see the corona sphere during a solar eclipse? Is there a property to the eclipse or sun that causes this?
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Dec2-12, 12:37 AM
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The blue sky washes out the corona. A dark sky in the daytime is a must so an eclipse it is. Above the atmosphere, a simple disk placed over the image of the sun will work.
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There is a device called a coronascope that is useful for this purpose.


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