Passionate about astronomy and in particular our star and satellite, we are delighted to present a comprehensive guide to eclipse viewing, highlighting each of our previous blog posts, and share with you our expertise on eclipse viewing through a series of six detailed articles.
What is an eclipse?
In our first article “What is an eclipse?” we explained in detail the different kinds of eclipses and their mechanism, covering the different types of solar and lunar eclipses.
The best places to observe the total solar eclipse of 2024
Our second article, “The best places to observe the total solar eclipse of 2024”, provided you with valuable information on the most recommended places to observe this exceptional event. We discussed the criteria to consider when choosing your viewing location, the most suitable areas and the precautions to take for a successful viewing.
Watching the sun with Vespera and Stellina
If you are looking to use our observing stations to observe an eclipse, our third article “Observing the sun with Vespera and Stellina” gave you detailed information about our products and their use for solar observation, especially solar eclipses. We presented the advantages of our telescopes, Vespera and Stellina, as well as their respective solar filters, and how to use them to obtain exceptional quality images.
Duration and frequency of solar eclipses
In our fourth article “Duration and frequency of solar eclipses”, we have deepened the concepts of periodicity and frequency of solar eclipses. We also explained which factors influence the occurrence of eclipses.
Tips for viewing a solar eclipse
Our fifth article “Tips for Viewing a Solar Eclipse” provided you with important tips for safely viewing and enjoying the solar eclipse. We covered eye health aspects, precautions to take to avoid accidents, as well as proper Vespera and Stellina equipment to use for a successful viewing.
Between penumbra and totality band, where to observe a solar eclipse
Finally, our sixth article “Path Of Totality, Umbra And Penumbra” introduced you to the different zones to observe during a solar eclipse and how to choose the best place for the observation. We also explained the difference between the totality band and the penumbra zone, and how they affect the observation of the solar eclipse.
We hope these articles help you better understand eclipses and how to observe them successfully. Feel free to explore our website to discover our observing stations and their accessories and the latest news in astronomical observation by subscribing to our newsletter.