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Unusual Sunspot AR3088 – 26th August 2022 by Simon Dawes

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NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. On the morning of the 26th August 2022 member Simon Dawes imaged 3 of the sunspots on the sun – AR3086. AR3088 and AR3089 and superb images they are too.  Sunspot AR3088 however looked a little bit different from the usual sunspots seen and indeed […]

The Sun – 22nd August 2022

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Our sun on the 22nd Aug 2022 imaged by member Simon Dawes. Despite seeing being very poor that morning; a great image was achieved by Simon showing an active sun. Details of how Simon acquired the images are on the main photo. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. Sunspot AR3085 Sunspot […]

The Sun – 15th July 2022

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More super images of the Sun by member Simon Dawes taken on the 15th July 2022 showing the Sun speckled with sunspots.  Details of how Simon took the images are on the pictures. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

Sunspots at Sundown – 13th July 2022

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Whist waiting for the Moon to rise on the 13th July 2022 members Honor Wheeler and Jim Burchell photographed the Sun as it set with just their cameras.  When they looked at their images they saw that they had captured some of the massive sunspots on the Sun that day too in their photos.  In […]

Active Sun – 11th July 2022

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Member Simon Dawes imaged our Sun on the morning of the 11th July 2022 and as you can see the Sun is very active.  Details of how Simon acquired the images are on the photos. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely. Sunspot AR3053 Sunspot AR3055 – stretching more than 100,000 km […]

The Sun by Simon Dawes – 10th July 2022

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Member Simon Dawes captured some superb images of the Sun this morning. The Sun is quite active at the moment with several sunspots. Details of how Simon took the images are on the photos. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

The Sun

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The Sun on the 14th May 2022 taken by member & trustee Simon Dawes.  NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

The Sun – 8th & 9th May 2022 by Simon Dawes

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Two more great images of our Sun on the 8th & 9th May 2022 by Simon Dawes and now up to Sunspot number AR3007.   Sunspot AR3006 however is behaving a bit odd as described on Spaceweather.com  ”A MIXED-UP SUNSPOT: Sunspot AR3006 is having an identity crisis. It is supposed to have a +/- magnetic field. Mostly […]