Observing Log for 2006-09-05

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2006-09-05 13:15 UT
To: 2006-09-05 13:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 27.3C ...
Dew Point: 16.5C ...
Humidity: 54% ...
Wind Speed: 0.4mph ...
Wind Dir: West ...
Pressure: 1005.6hPa ...

Quite a cloudy afternoon but during an extended gap I took the Solarscope out to do a quick sunspot count.


From: 2006-09-05 13:15 UT
To: 2006-09-05 13:20 UT

I would see a single large spot that appeared to have recently come around the limb of the Sun. Even though it was highly foreshortened I could see a good hint of penumbra.

The spot I could see was part of active area 908 (which, if I'm reading things correctly, is actually the return of active area 904).

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