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First Sun of 2017


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About this observation
Paul Anthony Brierley
Time of observation
26/03/2017 - 11:19
Observing location
Whirlpool Observatory -Cheshire
Coronado PST
QHY5II Colour Camera
IOptron MT2

Afternoon stargazers.

I hope you are all enjoying this crazy ~Summer  weather today.  I have another day off work, that coincides with a cloudless sky.

The Star is very quiet with very, little, activity visible. There were some tiny prominences visible. But nothing to compare, with. What has been seen of late.

Surface detail is low with only small filaments visible. There are two small spot groups, that are surrounded by faculae towards the NE. These may change over the coming days, and might even grow. 

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