Brown/yellow observation of the Sun, 28 June 1905

Made:
1905

Brown/yellow observation of sunspots made by John Willis on 28 June 1905 at 5:30pm. On the reverse Willis has noted: "It will be seen that this group of spots has much altered in appearance since yesterday. JW." Faculae are areas of greater brightness on the Sun that are hotter; sunspots are cooler. The group is delineated. One of 275 pencil, ink and colour wash observations of the Sun and Jupiter made by Willis in Folkestone between 1879 and 1906.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2001-769/149
type:
drawing
credit:
Sotheby's (Olympia)