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November 21, 2018

For the month of October 2018 all Sunspot activity once again on the Sun remained extremely low.

A total of 16 Observations were made for the month with the remaining days being cloud covered or rain. This consisted of 14 days when the Sun was clear of Sunspot activity and 2 days with minor activity also 1 day when no o...

October 4, 2018

Each day, weather permitting, Monty Leventhal observes the Sun, our closest star, and records activity such as solar prominences, sun spots, coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and solar flares. Monty reports his findings at our monthly meetings and for some time now it has been obvious that we are in a period of very little...

September 8, 2018

Once again all Sunspot, Prominence and Flare activity remained extremely low as we approach the Sun's Solar minimum. I expect this could occur in the coming year.

A total of 25 observations were made for the month with the remaining days being cloud covered or rain. This consisted of 17 days when the Sun was clear of Su...

August 31, 2018

Photograph by Kim Kemmis at Macquarie Park, late afternoon, 30 August, 2018. 

It's very rare in Sydney to experience the icy, yet sunny, conditions and thin cirrus cloud that cause a spectacular halo around the Sun and a reflection of the Sun in the sky (at least once and often on either side of the sun in the line of t...

August 7, 2018

For the month of July 2018 all Sunspot activity once again on the Sun remained extremely low.A total of 26 Observations were made for the month with the remaining days being cloud covered.This is the first time I did not see any Sunspots for the whole month though 2 very faint separate groups was observed by the 150ft...

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