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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 […]

The Sun – 6th May 2022

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The latest image of the Sun taken by Simon Dawes.  NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

The Sun by Simon Dawes

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The Sun on the 30th April 2022 taken by Simon Dawes.  As you can see the Sun was still ‘active’ re sunspots on that day. As of today (5th May) we are now up to AR3006 and in the past 24 hours sunspot AR3004 has produced over 18 solar flares (15+ C-class flares and 3 […]

Sunspots AR2993 & AR2994 by Kevin Langford

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Superb close up of Sunspots AR2993 & AR2994 captured by member Kevin Langford on the 24th April 2022 using ASI385mc, SW 130 Reflector on a SW Adventure tracker mount. Using SharpCap, Autostakkert 2 and PS. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

Spotty Sun

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More sunspots!!!! Now up to AR2999 and counting as there is now a new very active region of sunspots appearing on the Sun as of today which have yet to be given an AR number.  This new source of solar activity has so far been of C-class explosions which have in the past 24 hours […]

Active Sun

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And they keep coming………more sunspots appearing on the Sun as captured by Simon Dawes on the 23rd April 2022.  Now up to sunspot AR 2996 on Simon’s image below but as of 24th April – sunspot AR 2997 has put in an appearance. NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.

The Sun by Simon Dawes

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Nice to see some sunspots on the Sun and there are quite a few visible at the moment as Simon Dawes shows in his recent images taken of the Sun on the 20th & 21st April 2022.  NEVER LOOK AT THE SUN DIRECTLY. Please click here for solar observing safely.  Sunspot complex AR2993-94 is crackling […]

The Sun – 3rd April 2022

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A superb image of an ‘active’ Sun by Simon Dawes taken from Bexleyheath. Details of how Simon took the photo are on the image.

The Sun – 25th March 2022

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A lovely image of the Sun showing 3 sunspots taken by Simon Dawes on the morning of the 25th March 2022 from Bexleyheath. Details of how Simon acquired the image is on the photo.