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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 73.8

    Adjusted Flux Density 75.8 = low

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    Just a few pics from early this morning at West Sands, St. Andrews  First one was 100iso eq @ f1.8 and 10 sec exposure, strong moonlight about midnight with the faintest of hint of an aurora.

    More shots here from Scotland last night. Fingers crossed again tonight as there is another predicted Kp7 ☺

    From Salon on the Isle Of Rum & The Isle Of Lewis tonight. Credit; Martin Keivers and Emma Mitchell.  

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  • Location: Ludgershall, Wiltshire
  • Location: Ludgershall, Wiltshire
    13 hours ago, summer blizzard said:

    If we can get rid of this sunspot (mid strength - C class flares right now) then it looks we should go quiet on the north side of the sun. There's a chance we may get one on the south side though. 

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    Mother sun, please help our warming planet!

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 76.6

    Adjusted Flux Density 78.7 = low

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  • Location: Leeds/Bradford border, 185 metres above sea level, around 600 feet
  • Location: Leeds/Bradford border, 185 metres above sea level, around 600 feet

    Sunspot is breaking up so we should go spotless again soon. May have to monitor the south side for something coming round.

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density = 74.2

    Adjusted Flux Density= 76.2 = low

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 74.7

    Adjusted Flux Density 72.7 = low

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  • Location: Leeds/Bradford border, 185 metres above sea level, around 600 feet
  • Location: Leeds/Bradford border, 185 metres above sea level, around 600 feet

    The current one is dying, we may have one coming round the southern side though.

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 73.3

    Adjusted Flux Density 75.3 = low

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
    12 hours ago, karyo said:

    The sun has woken up unfortunately. It's been ages since the last spotless day.

    Aye she's woken up but not very active as yet despite the pesky sunspot. Flux Density remains low although slight increase since the turn of the year.

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 72.3

    Adjusted Flux Density, 74.2 = low

     

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 70.8

    Adjusted Flux Density 72.6= low

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    1 day blank,  154 for 2020, 68%

    Solar flux 71

    Thermosphere 2.76

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 70.6

    Adjusted Flux Density 72+4

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    2 day's blank,  155 for 2020, 68%

    Solar flux 71

    Thermosphere: 2.69

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    3 day's blank,  156 for 2020, 68%

    Solar flux 71

    Thermosphere: 2.68

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Sorry missed yesterday, busy with rescues and other stuff!

    Observed Flux Density = 70.8

    Adjusted Flux Density = 72.5 = low

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    4 days blank, 157 for 2020, 68%

    Solar flux 71

    Thermosphere: 2.69

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 71.2

    Adjusted Flux Density 72.9 = low

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 70.5

    Adjusted Flux Density 72.2 = low

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  • Location: South Ockendon, Thurrock, SW Essex
  • Weather Preferences: Severe frosts, Heavy snowfall, Thunder and lightning, Stormy weather
  • Location: South Ockendon, Thurrock, SW Essex

    AURORA SEASON BEGINS: Around the Arctic Circle, sky watchers have been waiting months for the midnight sun to fade away--just enough to see auroras again. Last night it happened. "She's back! The first auroras of the season have appeared here in Oulu, Finland," reports Thomas Kast, who took this picture of the display.

    Aurora season begins Oulu, Finland.jpg

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 69.9

    Adjusted Flux Density 71.6 = low

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    1 day blank,  158 for 2020, 67%

    Solar flux 71

    Thermosphere: 2.79

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    Observed Flux Density 70.4

    Adjusted Flux Density 72.0 = low

    Note how the difference between observed and adjusted is changing as the earth's orbit round the sun changes duty to its elliptical nature. i.e. we're getting closer to the sun. 

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  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset
  • Weather Preferences: Hot sunny , cold and snowy, thunderstorms
  • Location: Weston-S-Mare North Somerset

    2 day's blank,  158 for 2020,c67%

    Solar flux 70

    Thermosphere: 2 81

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