Observing Log for 2006-07-24

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2006-07-24 14:05 UT
To: 2006-07-24 14:10 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 29.4C ...
Dew Point: 13.5C ...
Humidity: 38% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1018.2hPa ...

Very hot, calm and mostly clear day — some haze. Took the Solarscope out to do a sunspot count.


From: 2006-07-24 14:05 UT
To: 2006-07-24 14:10 UT

The image of the Sun was very unsteady, probably the worst I've ever seen it. Despite this I could easily make out new active area 901. The area contained three spots. The biggest appeared elongated with a hint of a penumbra, the second appeared as dark as the biggest but was much smaller, the third appeared a little smaller than the second and somewhat fainter.

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