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All observing logs for month 2008-03 (earliest log first).

2008-03-03


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-03 13:55 UT
To: 2008-03-03 14:00 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 8.3C ...
Dew Point: -1.9C ...
Humidity: 49% ...
Wind Speed: 1.1mph ...
Wind Dir: West ...
Pressure: 1005.2hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2008-03-03 13:55 UT
To: 2008-03-03 14:00 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2008-03-06


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-06 13:55 UT
To: 2008-03-06 14:00 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 13.6C ...
Dew Point: 5.7C ...
Humidity: 59% ...
Wind Speed: 6.3mph ...
Wind Dir: North West ...
Pressure: 1016.9hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2008-03-06 13:55 UT
To: 2008-03-06 14:00 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2008-03-11


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-11 13:50 UT
To: 2008-03-11 13:55 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 10.4C ...
Dew Point: 5.9C ...
Humidity: 74% ...
Wind Speed: 0.8mph ...
Wind Dir: South South West ...
Pressure: 978.2hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2008-03-11 13:50 UT
To: 2008-03-11 13:55 UT

No spots or other marks visible on the Sun.


2008-03-24


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 ...
Notes:

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

Sun

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.


2008-03-27


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-27 14:40 UT
To: 2008-03-27 14:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 9.3C ...
Dew Point: 3.4C ...
Humidity: 67% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 998.6hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2008-03-27 14:40 UT
To: 2008-03-27 14:45 UT

The Sun had 3 active areas were visible today:

Area 987 had 5 spots visible. Two of them had a visible penumbra.

Area 988 had 3 spots visible. Two of them were sharing a common penumbra.

New area 989 had 2 small spots visible.


2008-03-31


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2008-03-31 13:40 UT
To: 2008-03-31 13:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 14.5C ...
Dew Point: 6.8C ...
Humidity: 60% ...
Wind Speed: 10.9mph ...
Wind Dir: South West ...
Pressure: 1012.7hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2008-03-31 13:40 UT
To: 2008-03-31 13:45 UT

The Sun had 2 active areas were visible today:

Area 987 had 2 spots visible. Both with a dark umbra and sharing a common penumbra.

Area 988 had 1 spot visible. Very small and faint.


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