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August 2019

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 31, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 31, 2019.

The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 30, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 30, 2019.

The sky was mostly clear with moderate to fresh breeze which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 29, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 29, 2019.

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

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 28, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 28, 2019.

The sky was clear with moderate to fresh winds which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 27, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 27, 2019.

The sky was clear with moderate and fresh breeze which provide good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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What is Suhail, and how important is this star in the Arab World?

There is no other star in the sky much-anticipated in the Arab world than the Suhail (or the Canopus in the West) because according to the folklore it finally signals the gradual beginning of cooler days in the desert.

This year, Suhail appears in the southeastern portion of the sky, at the southern constellation of Carina at sunrise from August 24 onwards. It is not hard to spot since Suhail is the second brightest star in the night sky—next to Sirius from the constellation Canis Major. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 26, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 26, 2019.

The sky was clear but with moderate to fresh breeze which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 24, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 24, 2019.

The sky was mostly clear with intermittent light to moderate breeze which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 23, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 23, 2019.

The sky was slightly hazy to partly cloudy with moderate to fresh breeze which provided average to poor seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 22, 2019

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 22, 2019.

The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken. read more