Observing Log for 2006-08-25

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2006-08-25 13:50 UT
To: 2006-08-25 13:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Naked Eye
Temperature: 24.1C ...
Dew Point: 9.2C ...
Humidity: 40% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1005.6hPa ...

Mostly clear day but with gathering cloud in the afternoon. Before it got too cloudy I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.


From: 2006-08-25 13:50 UT
To: 2006-08-25 13:55 UT

Active area 905 was still visible with no problems. I could see two reasonably large spots very close together, sharing a common penumbra. I could also see a third spot close by, smaller than the other two with no obvious penumbra.

Using a pair of eclipse shades I checked the Sun with the naked eye and could, just, make out a small dark spot which would have been the two bigger spots I mention above.

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