Observing Log for 2007-05-02
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2007-05-02


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-05-02 13:35 UT
To: 2007-05-02 13:45 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Canon EOS 400D
Temperature: 14.1C ...
Dew Point: 7.8C ...
Humidity: 66% ...
Wind Speed: 5.8mph ...
Wind Dir: East North East ...
Pressure: 1016.5hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-05-02 13:35 UT
To: 2007-05-02 13:45 UT

The spot in active area 953 was still visible. Like yesterday there appeared to be three spots in total, one large and two much smaller ones, all sharing a common penumbra.

Using a pair of eclipse shades I could also see that the spot was visible to the naked eye.

I took the following photograph of my view of area 953 with my Canon EOS 400D

Active Area 953

Active area 954 was still visible with 2 small spots.


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