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All observing logs for month 2007-07 (earliest log first).

2007-07-02


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-02 15:15 UT
To: 2007-07-02 15:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 20.8C ...
Dew Point: 15.7C ...
Humidity: 73% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 996.2hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a brief clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-02 15:15 UT
To: 2007-07-02 15:20 UT

Active area 961 was still visible with 2 spots. The two faint spots seen previously were no longer visible but the umbra of the main spot had split in two giving two spots with a common penumbra.


2007-07-03


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-03 15:25 UT
To: 2007-07-03 15:30 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 17.3C ...
Dew Point: 12.2C ...
Humidity: 72% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 993.7hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a brief clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-03 15:25 UT
To: 2007-07-03 15:30 UT

Active area 961 was still visible with 2 spots and appeared more or less the same as it did yesterday.


2007-07-07


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-07 15:05 UT
To: 2007-07-07 15:10 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 21.8C ...
Dew Point: 9.6C ...
Humidity: 46% ...
Wind Speed: 5.8mph ...
Wind Dir: North West ...
Pressure: 1012.1hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-07-07 15:05 UT
To: 2007-07-07 15:10 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-07-09


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-09 14:40 UT
To: 2007-07-09 14:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.0C ...
Dew Point: 10.4C ...
Humidity: 48% ...
Wind Speed: 2.9mph ...
Wind Dir: West North West ...
Pressure: 1008.9hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-09 14:40 UT
To: 2007-07-09 14:45 UT

New active area 963 visible with 6 spots in total. One large round spot with a visible penumbra. Three smaller spots and two very small spots in a "tail" behind the biggest one.


2007-07-10


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-10 14:50 UT
To: 2007-07-10 14:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.3C ...
Dew Point: 10.7C ...
Humidity: 48% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1008.9hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-10 14:50 UT
To: 2007-07-10 14:55 UT

Active area 963 still visible, looking similar to yesterday's observation. The main difference was that I could count 7 spots instead of six, the "tail" of smaller spots appeared to have acquired an extra spot.

I also noted that the main spot looked as if it was going to split into 2 at some point.


2007-07-14


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-14 12:20 UT
To: 2007-07-14 12:25 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.5C ...
Dew Point: 12.1C ...
Humidity: 52% ...
Wind Speed: 1.1mph ...
Wind Dir: West North West ...
Pressure: 1007.3hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-14 12:20 UT
To: 2007-07-14 12:25 UT

Active area 963 still visible with 5 spots. Still one large one with a visible penumbra and 4 much smaller ones.

New active area 964 visible with four small spots arranged in two pairs.


2007-07-16


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-16 16:00 UT
To: 2007-07-16 16:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 23.6C ...
Dew Point: 13.7C ...
Humidity: 52% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1005.2hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-16 16:00 UT
To: 2007-07-16 16:05 UT

Active area 963 still visible with 3 spots. Still one large one with a visible penumbra, one of the smaller ones very close to the large one and one much further away.

Could no longer see any sign of active area 964 which could be seen in the previous observation.


2007-07-17


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-17 15:00 UT
To: 2007-07-17 15:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 16.9C ...
Dew Point: 13.4C ...
Humidity: 80% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1007.5hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy and stormy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-17 15:00 UT
To: 2007-07-17 15:05 UT

Active area 963 still visible with 3 spots. Looked more or less the same as it did yesterday.


2007-07-18


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-18 17:10 UT
To: 2007-07-18 17:15 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 20.8C ...
Dew Point: 13.7C ...
Humidity: 80% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1013.8hPa ...
Notes:

Very cloudy day. Cleared quite late into the afternoon so I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-18 17:10 UT
To: 2007-07-18 17:15 UT

Active area 963 still visible but only a single spot could be seen (the biggest of the spots I'd been observing over previous sessions). Despite being very close to the limb of the Sun the penumbra was still visible.


2007-07-19


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-19 15:10 UT
To: 2007-07-19 15:15 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 16.8C ...
Dew Point: 14.6C ...
Humidity: 87% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1016.1hPa ...
Notes:

Very stormy and wet day. Between a couple of storms I managed to get the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-19 15:10 UT
To: 2007-07-19 15:15 UT

Active area 963 still visible, very close to the limb of the Sun. Like yesterday I could only see 1 spot but, this time, I couldn't make out any detail (this probably wasn't helped by the fact that the sky was quite hazy too).


2007-07-24


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-24 14:15 UT
To: 2007-07-24 14:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 21.8C ...
Dew Point: 11.4C ...
Humidity: 52% ...
Wind Speed: 3.1mph ...
Wind Dir: West North West ...
Pressure: 1005.7hPa ...
Notes:

Partly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-24 14:15 UT
To: 2007-07-24 14:20 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-07-26


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-26 16:10 UT
To: 2007-07-26 16:15 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 15.3C ...
Dew Point: 13.3C ...
Humidity: 88% ...
Wind Speed: 0.8mph ...
Wind Dir: South ...
Pressure: 995.8hPa ...
Notes:

Wet and overcast day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-26 16:10 UT
To: 2007-07-26 16:15 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-07-27


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-27 16:15 UT
To: 2007-07-27 16:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 21.5C ...
Dew Point: 11.4C ...
Humidity: 53% ...
Wind Speed: 3.8mph ...
Wind Dir: West South West ...
Pressure: 1005.9hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day. Cleared a bit later on in the afternoon so I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-27 16:15 UT
To: 2007-07-27 16:20 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-07-30


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-30 14:50 UT
To: 2007-07-30 14:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 20.9C ...
Dew Point: 8.1C ...
Humidity: 44% ...
Wind Speed: 7.0mph ...
Wind Dir: West North West ...
Pressure: 1017.4hPa ...
Notes:

Partly cloudy day. During a clear spell I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-07-30 14:50 UT
To: 2007-07-30 14:55 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-07-31


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-07-31 14:15 UT
To: 2007-07-31 14:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 23.3C ...
Dew Point: 9.9C ...
Humidity: 44% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1016.1hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-07-31 14:15 UT
To: 2007-07-31 14:20 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


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