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SUNSPOT MONITORING – MARCH 11, 2020

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 11, 2020.

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

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Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse is a bright red supergiant in the Orion constellation located between 400-650 light-years away. With an average apparent magnitude of +0.4, it is previously the 9th brightest star in the night sky. read more

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Epsilon Aurigae

We got an interesting gem in the Auriga constellation— Epsilon Aurigae, an unusual eclipsing binary star that remained a mystery to scientists and experts in the field of #astronomy for over two centuries! read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – MARCH 10, 2020

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 10, 2020.

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

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – MARCH 9, 2020

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 9, 2020.

The sky was slightly hazy with moderate winds which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken. read more

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495 Eulalia

Asteroid 495 Eulalia is a minor-planet discovered by Max Wolf from Heidelberg Observatory on October 25, 1902. It was named after the discoverer’s wife’s grandmother. read more

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547 Praxedis

547 Praxedis is a Postrema-type asteroid that was discovered by Paul Gotz at the Heidelberg-Königstuhl State Observatory in southwest Germany on October 14, 1904. read more

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2000QL7

2000QL7 is an Amor-class near-Earth asteroid which was discovered independently by the LINEAR survey in August 2000 but it was first observed on July 21, 1977, at Siding Spring Observatory.   read more

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1991 DG

1991 DG is an Apollo-class potential hazardous near Earth-asteroid which was first observed by R. H. McNaught from Siding Spring Observatory on Feb. 20, 1991. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – MARCH 7, 2020

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 7, 2020.

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