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Complex group spot's on the sun today

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#1 Aquarellia

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Posted 27 October 2020 - 04:14 AM

Have a look to the sun in white light

 

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With two other groups that means a Wolf number of 65 !

 

Stay safe so... don't share your eyepieces...

 

Michel


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Posted 27 October 2020 - 08:32 AM

How about that--the biggest sunspot group of the new solar cycle.  cool.gif   Spaceweather says that the group is about 90,000 km/56,000 miles in length--you captured a biggie in your fine sketch.

 

No chance for me to see it for a while--we're under a thick overcast today and tomorrow and then will be dealing with Zeta Thursday and Friday.  tongue2.gif



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Posted 27 October 2020 - 10:23 AM

Michel,

 

Very fine capture of this group.

 

Frank :)



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Posted 27 October 2020 - 02:42 PM

Michel,

 

Good sketch of Complex group spot's on the Sun today smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

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Posted 03 November 2020 - 01:29 PM

There are a couple of new active regions that have rotated into view--AR2780 and AR2781.  An observer named Mikoka posted some WL and Ha sketches of AR2781 in the Solar Observing forum.  cool.gif

 

https://www.cloudyni...hes/?p=10630838


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#6 Aquarellia

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Posted 03 November 2020 - 01:46 PM

Indeed I observed and.. sketched the main group as well, the one of Mikoka is a perfect example of a difficult sketch to do when near the limb.

We see really that the new cycle is on !

Michel



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Posted 03 November 2020 - 02:42 PM

Been a long time since I've seen an R=65 number. Wow! I just got my new 90mm Mak yesterday so I can start doing solar observations again. Been down for about half a year when my 70mm refractor chose to finally retire :(




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