Observing Log for 2006-07-05

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2006-07-05 12:50 UT
To: 2006-07-05 12:58 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.5C ...
Dew Point: 18.0C ...
Humidity: 75% ...
Wind Speed: 3.3mph ...
Wind Dir: North ...
Pressure: 1011.3hPa ...

After a stormy morning the sky cleared so I took the Solarscope out to do a sunspot count while I had the chance.


From: 2006-07-05 12:50 UT
To: 2006-07-05 12:58 UT

Further to yesterday's observation about active area 898's appearance I could see that the umbra had broken up into 4 different spots — all surrounded by a common penumbra. The adjacent spot that I saw yesterday wasn't visible.

I could also see a new active area — 899 — coming around the limb of the Sun. Within it I could count 2 small, faint spots.

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