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The corona sphere.

  1. Dec 1, 2012 #1
    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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  3. Dec 2, 2012 #2

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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.
     
  4. Dec 2, 2012 #3

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    There is a device called a coronascope that is useful for this purpose.
     
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