Observing Log for 2006-06-29

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2006-06-29 13:30 UT
To: 2006-06-29 13:39 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 25.4C ...
Dew Point: 10.8C ...
Humidity: 40% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1019.9hPa ...

The day started off very clear but, by the time I got out with the Solarscope to do a sunspot count, plenty of cloud had started to gather. The count had to be done in fleeting clear moments.


From: 2006-06-29 13:30 UT
To: 2006-06-29 13:39 UT

Active areas 897 and 898 were both nicely visible without any trouble. I could count 4 spots in 897 (down 1 from yesterday), I got the impression that the whole area had faded a little too.

Area 898 still had a the large spot I could see yesterday, the umbra appeared very dark, the edges look quite sharp. It is still surrounded by a very obvious penumbra. I could also see a second spot in the area, much smaller than the main one.

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