"It was bit cloudy here also (Melbourne ) but managed to get a couple of shots through the clouds. This pic was taken through closed window in my office with a small digital cam at the eyepiece of a small scope wearing a Baader film filter "
The picture was taken in Lanark, in central Scotland last month.and as you say it is Springtime. The previous few days had been quite sunny and around the 20C mark. Although I now reside in Australia ,I am originally from the town…"
"Its an exciting few days , A-index of 50 , G3 mgnetic storm and HF radio blackout (R3) (we may even see some aurora is southern Aus )
and I just noticed the 2Mev flux has hit 1200
Thats a busy Sun
"Hi all, just thought I would share this with the group.
I have just been watching a storm to the west of Melbourne. Rather unusual stationary cell between Colac and the south coast. The doppler shows it as not moving and it seems fairly…"
It can be interesting to watch the Space Weather events develop over a few hours. Take a look at the following 3 messages from today.
This morning started off with a 'Sudden Magnetic Impulse warning'.
This was followed by a…"
"Thanks, Garry. I do read and appreciate these postings. I do also get a number of alerts and summaries direct from SWPC,however I immagine many of the members on this group may not, so this is probably a good place to post the…"
"Hi all. Arissat is now flying free and according to reports is working well. So far I have only been home for 1 pass since it was 'Launched' during a space walk from the ISS on Aug 3. I was easily able to copy the voice…"
"The ash is back . that is the volcanic ash from Chile. Lots of flights cancelled today (21st June )from Melbourne to Sydney/ Canberra and Adelaide
We also had a bit of wind last night with a Low going through ( down to 993 hPa) currently…"
"It looks like we have not seen the end of it yet , just heard on the radio that some towns in Victoria have been told to evacuate this morning.
My thoughts are with all those affected, particularly those who have lost loved ones. My thanks and…"
Welcome to the many and the few in Australia. Please join the group Australian Weather. Put your location on the member's map so others can see where you are and boost the numbers in Oz
At 11:48pm on September 17, 2010, Kevin Shaw said…
Welcome aboard, John! Exciting place you live in there in Australia. We have some people from Australia here in the Backyard, and some are quite active actually. Hope you can post about your current weather from time to time - I post my backyard weather every night from my VP2 backyard station on a blog here on the backyard community. If you have any questions/comments about the site or about anything weather, please feel free to post.
Thanks once again for joining! Kevin Shaw, Gaithersburg MD, about 20 miles NNW of Washington DC.