Observing Log for 2008-03-24

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-24 15:55 UT
To: 2008-03-24 16:00 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 4.4C ...
Dew Point: -1.3C ...
Humidity: 67% ...
Wind Speed: 0.6mph ...
Wind Dir: North West ...
Pressure: 996.9hPa ...

Clear day. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.


From: 2008-03-24 15:55 UT
To: 2008-03-24 16:00 UT

After another long period of seeing no activity on the Sun I finally had some sunspots visible. Two new active areas were visible: 987 and 988.

Area 987 had three small spots with no real detail visible.

Area 988 had two spots. One was quite small but the other appeared to be of a reasonable size and had an obvious penumbra.

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