Solar observation is the scientific endeavor of studying the Sun and its behavior and relation to the Earth and the remainder of the Solar System. Deliberate solar observation began thousands of years ago. That initial era of direct observation gave way to telescopes in the 1600s followed by satellites in the twentieth century.

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  • Solar observation is the scientific endeavor of studying the Sun and its behavior and relation to the Earth and the remainder of the Solar System. Deliberate solar observation began thousands of years ago. That initial era of direct observation gave way to telescopes in the 1600s followed by satellites in the twentieth century. (en)
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  • Rudolf Wolf , Swiss astronomer, carried out historical reconstruction of solar activity back to the seventeenth century
  • Samuel Heinrich Schwabe . German astronomer, discovered the solar cycle through extended observations of sunspots
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  • The Chronicle of John of Worcester, cited in Albert Van Helden, 1996.
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  • Solar observation is the scientific endeavor of studying the Sun and its behavior and relation to the Earth and the remainder of the Solar System. Deliberate solar observation began thousands of years ago. That initial era of direct observation gave way to telescopes in the 1600s followed by satellites in the twentieth century. (en)
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  • Solar observation (en)
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