eclipse2017

Eclipse 2017

UD astronomer  Mr. Arthur Sweeney  traveled to Wyoming to photograph the solar eclipse. Below are some of his stunning pictures. 

All images were made with a Cannon 5D camera and a Celestron 8, f/10 telescope.
Sun spots were shot through a solar filter at ISO 400, 1/60 sec.
Corona was shot at ISO 400, 1/30 sec.
Prominences were shot at ISO 125, 1/125 sec. 

 

Eclipse 2017 Corona

 

Eclipse 2017 Sunspots

Eclipse 2017 Flares

News

Words of Wisdom, Advice Bolster Educators Now Teaching from Afar

In our current condition, with most of the U.S. sheltering in place and/or learning and working from our homes, it's hard to imagine that just 20 days ago, teachers and those aspiring to be teachers gathered together for the fourth annual Excellence in Education conference at the University of Dallas, organized, run and sponsored by UD's Education Department, but so they did, and so we will all do -- gather together, that is -- some day again.

+ Read More

Help Us Help UD Students Affected by COVID-19

Many of you have reached out to ask what you can do to help, and I am grateful for your generosity. In response, I have created the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to immediately help UD students in this rapidly evolving situation.

+ Read More