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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.


2007-05-01


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-05-01 13:10 UT
To: 2007-05-01 13:20 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Canon EOS 400D
Temperature: 19.1C ...
Dew Point: 6.8C ...
Humidity: 45% ...
Wind Speed: 4.6mph ...
Wind Dir: East North East ...
Pressure: 1014.4hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-05-01 13:10 UT
To: 2007-05-01 13:20 UT

The spot in active area 953 was still visible. Today 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 but, unlike yesterday I could only see a single small spot.


2007-04-30


Location: Billingborough (South Lincolnshire, UK)
From: 2007-04-30 13:30 UT
To: 2007-04-30 13:40 UT
Equipment: Solarscope
Canon EOS 400D
Temperature: 15.5C ...
Dew Point: 6.2C ...
Humidity: 54% ...
Wind Speed: 1.3mph ...
Wind Dir: South East ...
Pressure: 1015.3hPa ...
Notes:

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

Sun

From: 2007-04-30 13:30 UT
To: 2007-04-30 13:40 UT

The spot in active area 953 was still visible but I could see that, since yesterday, it had spit into two with a large umbra and a small umbra both 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

I could also see new active area 954 which contained two very small spots.


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