J. Space Weather Space Clim.
Volume 11, 2021
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||19 October 2021|
Agora – Historical space weather events and observations
A note on the sunspot and prominence records made by Angelo Secchi during the period 1871–1875
Departamento de Física, Universidad de Extremadura, 06071 Badajoz, Spain
2 Instituto Universitario de Investigación del Agua, Cambio Climático y Sostenibilidad (IACYS), Universidad de Extremadura, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
3 Departamento de Expresión Gráfica, Universidad de Extremadura, 06800 Mérida, Spain
4 Departamento de Física, Universidad de Extremadura, 06800 Mérida, Spain
5 INAF Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Via Frascati 33, 00078 Monte Porzio Catone, Italy
6 Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Justus-von-Liebig-weg 3, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 1 September 2021
Angelo Secchi (1818–1878) was an Italian Jesuit who made relevant scientific contributions in geophysics, meteorology, and astrophysics. He was a well-known pioneer in solar physics due to his theories and observations. Secchi published Le Soleil (The Sun) a summary of knowledge about our star in that time. Moreover, he published in this book his sunspot and prominence observations made during the period 1871–1875. In this work, we present a machine-readable version of these observations and a preliminary analysis of them.
Key words: sunspots / prominences / solar activity / historical records / Angelo Secchi
© V.M.S. Carrasco et al., Published by EDP Sciences 2021
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