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All observing logs for month 2007-08 (earliest log first).

2007-08-01


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-01 15:50 UT
To: 2007-08-01 15:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 23.9C ...
Dew Point: 11.2C ...
Humidity: 46% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1008.2hPa ...
Notes:

Partly cloudy day. Very hazy. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-01 15:50 UT
To: 2007-08-01 15:55 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-08-03


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-03 12:50 UT
To: 2007-08-03 12:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 25.0C ...
Dew Point: 12.8C ...
Humidity: 47% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1017.4hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-03 12:50 UT
To: 2007-08-03 12:55 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-08-04


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-04 15:00 UT
To: 2007-08-04 15:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 24.9C ...
Dew Point: 15.4C ...
Humidity: 56% ...
Wind Speed: 5.2mph ...
Wind Dir: West South West ...
Pressure: 1014.9hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-04 15:00 UT
To: 2007-08-04 15:05 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-08-05


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-05 13:40 UT
To: 2007-08-05 13:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 29.8C ...
Dew Point: 14.3C ...
Humidity: 39% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1004.4hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-05 13:40 UT
To: 2007-08-05 13:45 UT

New active area 966 visible with a single spot. Appear to be small, round, crisp in definition and with just a hint of penumbra.


2007-08-06


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-06 16:05 UT
To: 2007-08-06 16:10 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.3C ...
Dew Point: 10.3C ...
Humidity: 47% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1006.5hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-06 16:05 UT
To: 2007-08-06 16:10 UT

Active area 966 still visible with a single spot. Appeared more or less the same as yesterday although didn't appear quite as crisp (probably down to the hazy sky).


2007-08-07


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-07 13:20 UT
To: 2007-08-07 13:25 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.1C ...
Dew Point: 11.1C ...
Humidity: 50% ...
Wind Speed: 2.4mph ...
Wind Dir: North North West ...
Pressure: 1014.2hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-07 13:20 UT
To: 2007-08-07 13:25 UT

Active area 966 still visible with a single spot. Appeared more or less the same as yesterday while being a little easier to see. Still not as crisp looking as a couple of days ago (probably down to the hazy sky).


2007-08-08


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-08 14:00 UT
To: 2007-08-08 14:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.5C ...
Dew Point: 8.5C ...
Humidity: 50% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1017.0hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-08 14:00 UT
To: 2007-08-08 14:05 UT

Active area 966 still visible but now with 2 spots. One looking more or less the same as yesterday while the other appeared to be slightly smaller and obviously fainter.


2007-08-09


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-09 14:15 UT
To: 2007-08-09 14:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 21.5C ...
Dew Point: 10.6C ...
Humidity: 50% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1018.4hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-09 14:15 UT
To: 2007-08-09 14:20 UT

Active area 966 still visible with 2 spots. Both looked more or less the same as they did yesterday (although both appeared crisper and easier to see, probably down to less haze today).


2007-08-16


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-16 13:30 UT
To: 2007-08-16 13:35 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 18.1C ...
Dew Point: 10.2C ...
Humidity: 60% ...
Wind Speed: 4.0mph ...
Wind Dir: West ...
Pressure: 1006.0hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-16 13:30 UT
To: 2007-08-16 13:35 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-08-17


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-17 15:40 UT
To: 2007-08-17 15:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 19.1C ...
Dew Point: 9.5C ...
Humidity: 52% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1012.1hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-08-17 15:40 UT
To: 2007-08-17 15:45 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2007-08-24


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-24 13:00 UT
To: 2007-08-24 13:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 21.3C ...
Dew Point: 14.6C ...
Humidity: 66% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1022.7hPa ...
Notes:

Very clear day so I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-24 13:00 UT
To: 2007-08-24 13:05 UT

New active area 969 visible with 2 spots. Both appeared round and both appeared to be sharing a common penumbra. One umbra was obviously bigger than the other.


2007-08-25


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-25 15:30 UT
To: 2007-08-25 15:35 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 25.8C ...
Dew Point: 16.0C ...
Humidity: 56% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1023.2hPa ...
Notes:

Very clear and hot day so I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-25 15:30 UT
To: 2007-08-25 15:35 UT

Active area 969 still visible but, unlike yesterday, I could only see a single umbra. I guess this either means that the two spots I saw yesterday had merged or that today's seeing wasn't so good. The umbra did appear to be somewhat elongated.


2007-08-26


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-26 15:30 UT
To: 2007-08-26 15:35 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.3C ...
Dew Point: 9.7C ...
Humidity: 45% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1025.9hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly clear day, just some scattered cloud. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-26 15:30 UT
To: 2007-08-26 15:35 UT

Active area 969 still visible with a single spot. Looked more or less the same as yesterday.


2007-08-29


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-29 13:20 UT
To: 2007-08-29 13:25 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 22.3C ...
Dew Point: 11.0C ...
Humidity: 49% ...
Wind Speed: 1.7mph ...
Wind Dir: West North West ...
Pressure: 1018.1hPa ...
Notes:

Mostly cloudy day, quite hazy too. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-29 13:20 UT
To: 2007-08-29 13:25 UT

Active area 969 still visible with two spots. Both small and circular looking and both sharing a common penumbra.


2007-08-31


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-08-31 15:00 UT
To: 2007-08-31 15:05 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 20.6C ...
Dew Point: 13.3C ...
Humidity: 63% ...
Wind Speed: 2.9mph ...
Wind Dir: West ...
Pressure: 1016.4hPa ...
Notes:

Partly cloudy day, quite hazy too. Took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.

Sun

From: 2007-08-31 15:00 UT
To: 2007-08-31 15:05 UT

Active area 969 still visible with one spot. Probably down to the haze more than anything but noticed that it was much fainter than it had been during the last few observations.


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