Solar Eclipse in Heidelberg

It was a bright day with excellent weather conditions to observe a solar eclipse. I had the chance to join the observation at the most prestigious place in Germany for astronomical observations, the Max Planck Institute of Astronomy in Heidelberg.

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A place well suited to study astronomy. The staff eager to explain.

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In the courtyard, gathered a crows of astronomically interested people.

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A wide variety of devices were in use. Hand made.

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Projectors.

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And a host on sophisticated telescopes, that even allowed to take semi-professional photos.

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These are my photos, taken with a telescope.

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My camera was equipped with an infrared filter.

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