Thursday 28 July 2016

Astrognome Scrapbook First Solar Corona Photograph

First Solar Corona Photograph

The first correctly exposed photograph of the solar corona which is the extended outer atmosphere of the Sun, was made during the total phase of the solar eclipse of 28 July 1851, at the Royal Observatory in K√∂nigsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia) by Johann Julius Friedrich Berkowski. 

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