Saturday, July 26, 2008

Some interesting and essential features regarding Solar system

Hi everybody,
here are some interesting snaps regarding SOLAR SYSTEM

1) Solar system:

2) Solar eclipse: The apparent size of the moon being exactly equal to that of the sun creates the glamorous total solar eclipses. When the shadow of the moon falls on the earth, people in the umbral region witness the total eclipse. It is the best opportunity to study the outer layer of the sun.

3) The vainu bappu telescope: Installed in 1985 at Tamil Nadu by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, this telescope with its 2.34 mtrs. diameter reflecting paraboloid Mirror, is the largest of its kind in Asia.

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