It was a great day for Kawartha - 29C, some breeze, sunny.
Vicki and I were present to look at the sun with a Coronado H-alpha solar telescope
Weather was good as I said but there was little activity to be seen. Here are some images from the SOHO solar observatory in space - the very latest images of the sun.
The closest to "white light:
And from activity, similar in appearance to H-Alpha, the 304 Ångström
Surface magnetic fields were also weak:
One can never be sure of the weather - at 40% probability of rain - so I thought maybe I ought to offer an indoor program as well, and make a comet. It turned out that it was out of the heat and welcome.
I do not have any photos of Comet Courtney fresh from "baking" - maybe I'll receive some in the mail and can include them. However, about an hour later I started cleaning up and noticed several jets had appeared:
I hope everyone arrived home safely - W O B