Stonyhurst disks are useful for accurately drawing sunspots from a projected image.

A few of the members having been to my talk about observing the sun during the summer where I showed a drawing I had done on the at that time with the latitude of the new cycle spots, and  I mentioned the Stonyhurst discs I had used and how I had printed them on overhead projection foils. As requested, the discs have been included so that members could download them and print them to paper or whatever they preferred.

I have attached the Stonyhurst disc set and my own faint and dark grid for solar projection and marking sunspots. I have adjusted all the Stonyhurst discs and the solar projection grids to be the same size when printed of 6 inches. This should make it easier for members to print out and use. The solar data can be obtained from the BAA handbook for each day of the year.

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Stonyhurst Disks
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