Observing Log for 2007-12-12

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Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-12-12 13:30 UT
To: 2007-12-12 13:35 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Temperature: 3.8C ...
Dew Point: 1.5C ...
Humidity: 85% ...
Wind Speed: Calm ...
Pressure: 1034.6hPa ...

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


From: 2007-12-12 13:30 UT
To: 2007-12-12 13:35 UT

For the first time since 2007-09-01 an active area was visible on the Sun. Active area 978 appeared quite large near the middle of the face of the sun and appeared to contain 6 spots. Two very distinct spots could be seen with a hint of penumbra around them. As well as a few smaller spots lots dark patches could be seen too. The whole area appeared to be a "loop" of dark marks.

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