Astronomy, Photography and Weather
January 23, 2021, 04:24:57 pm
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: IAA lecture programme continues alternate Wednesdays from September - an excellent programme of lectures- Queens University Belfast - Bell Lecture Theatre. Also keep an eye out for the Summer Events
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

Solar Activity Feb 09

Pages: [1]
Author Topic: Solar Activity Feb 09  (Read 94 times)
Martin Mc Kenna
Global Moderator
Hero Member
Posts: 5182

Maghera, N. Ireland

View Profile WWW
« on: February 09, 2010, 04:05:09 pm »

More solar observing today with ETX90mm. Gorgeous day, very sunny, crystal clear blue sky, calm, dry, crisp, trans 9/10 and regular brief moments of excellent seeeing. Observed active regions 1045, 1046 and 1047. 1045 looks impressive and full of flare potential, the group has changed dramatically since yesterday's observation with complex pores between the 3 main umbrae, and these look bigger today. Estimated count was 27 spots/pores in this group alone at 15.30 UT.
Report Spam   Logged

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Hero Member
Posts: 1228

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2010, 05:29:36 pm »

Yes, it was a nice day ... pity the cloud seems to be regrouping as dusk falls.

I got a couple of high res images of AR1045 about 3 mins apart showing quite a large flare ... images are being processed & I should be able to post them shortly.
Report Spam   Logged

Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy