Observing Log for 2007-05-01

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-05-01 13:10 UT
To: 2007-05-01 13:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Canon EOS 400D
Temperature: 19.1C ...
Dew Point: 6.8C ...
Humidity: 45% ...
Wind Speed: 4.6mph ...
Wind Dir: East North East ...
Pressure: 1014.4hPa ...

Very clear day. Also quite breezy. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.


From: 2007-05-01 13:10 UT
To: 2007-05-01 13:20 UT

The spot in active area 953 was still visible. Today there appeared to be three spots in total, one large and two much smaller ones, all sharing a common penumbra.

Using a pair of eclipse shades I could also see that the spot was visible to the naked eye.

I took the following photograph of my view of area 953 with my Canon EOS 400D

Active Area 953

Active area 954 was still visible but, unlike yesterday I could only see a single small spot.

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