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April 2018

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 30, 2018

Partly cloudy sky condition with light to moderate breeze was experienced during the observation period.

Here is the monochrome visible solar imagery taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 30, 2018. No H-alpha image was captured because of the presence of too many clouds where the Sun the situated in the sky at that time. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 29, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 29, 2018.

The sky was clear with light to moderate air turbulence making the seeing and transparency average to good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 28, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 28, 2018.

The sky was partly cloudy with light to moderate air turbulence making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 27, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 27, 2018.

The sky was partly cloudy and experienced intermittent light to moderate winds making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 26, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 26, 2018.

The sky was mostly clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 25, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 25, 2018.

The sky was partly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 24, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 24, 2018.

The sky was clear but average intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken. read more

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ASA OBSERVATION LOG: MESSIER 108

For today’s observation blog, here is our take of Messier 108 (also known as the Surfboard Galaxy or NGC 3556) taken from Al Sadeem Observatory on April 20, 2018, using RC8″ Telescope, EQ6 pro mount, and modified Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 23, 2018

No sunspot monitoring information was issued yesterday, April 23, 2018, due to unfavorable weather condition (mostly cloudy) at the proposed time of observation.

The lone visible sunspot group AR2706, though continuously gradually growing in structure, has been quiet and did not produce any significant flaring activity as solar activity remains relatively very low over the past 24 hours.  read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 22, 2018

No solar images were taken today, April 22, 2018, due to important institution-related errands being done by the observer at the proposed time of observation.

Over the past 24-hour monitoring period, AR2706 sightly grew in structure but produced fewer and weaker B-class flares than previous. read more