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Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 1:00PM

SPECIAL EVENT at the ACA Observatory

Program: View the Sun in H-
* !
View our star, the Sun, with detail shown
only when the view is limited to the light of
Hydrogen-alpha (H-
α) at 656.28 nm (6562.8 Ångstroms)
provided by specially equipped solar telescopes.
Click here for a current movie of the Sun in H-α light

Hotdogs will be available for a small fee.

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This event

* What is Hydrogen-alpha light?  See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrogen-alpha
H-alpha (Hα) is a specific red visible spectral line created by hydrogen with a wavelength of 656.28 nm, which occurs when a hydrogen electron falls from its third to second lowest energy level.

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