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Solar Observing Guide in Italian

We now have available for download a translation of the AAVSO Solar Observing Guide into Italian - thanks to the excellent volunteer work of Raffaello Braga. This Guide is available free-of-charge and all solar observers are strongly encouraged to read it.

In addition to Italian, the Guide is available in English, French, German, Spanish (and soon Portuguese).

Solar Observing Guide in Spanish

Thanks to the excellent work of our own Sebastián Otero, we now have a Spanish translation of the AAVSO Solar Observing Guide available for download free-of-charge. In addition to Spanish, this Guide is also available in French and German (and soon Italian).

If you would like to translate the AAVSO Solar Observing Guide or any of the other AAVSO observing manuals or guides into your own native language, please contact AAVSO staff member Sara Beck.

Solar Observing Guide in German

Thanks to an excellent volunteer effort by Ilka Petermann, the AAVSO's Solar Observing Guide is now available in German.

Click here to get to download (free-of-charge)

If you would like to translate the Guide into your native language, please contact Sara at AAVSO HQ. In addition to this new German version, we also have a French translation and Italian and Spanish versions are in progress.

Sunny skies!

Solar Observing Guide

The AAVSO Solar Observing Guide

Download Version 1.1 - October 2017 (2.2 MB)

(There are translations of this manual into French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish available below.)

Solar Observing Guide - in French

Thanks to a wonderful volunteer effort by Bernard Candela, we now have available a French translation of The AAVSO Solar Observing Guide!  Many thanks Bernard!


Introducing... The AAVSO Solar Observing Guide

Thanks to a lot of hard work on the part of long-time sunspot observer Frank Dempsey and his team, the AAVSO is proud to announce the publication of a brand new observing manual designed to help introduce observers to the art and science of solar observing.

The AAVSO Solar Observing Guide

Click the link above to read more and download your copy - free of charge.



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