2022 events

Sat 23rd 09:00-09:45

Highlights of Solar Cycle 25

John Wilkinson

Astronomical Society of Victoria

Observations of the Sun has gained increased interest in recent years because of the availability of specialised telescopes for amateurs to use. Activity on the sun follows an 11 year cycle and we are currently in cycle 25 and heading towards a solar maximum. This presentation will examine the various features of the sun worth viewing, and focus on the highlights of cycle 25 so far, and what is to be expected over the next few years. The presenter will use images of the sun taken by himself since the cycle began.