Partial solar eclipse - 29th March 2006

All times in GMT. Add one hour for BST
Fiona and Richard brought fine weather with plenty of gaps in the clouds
09:47 The clouds clear to reveal the moon covering a small part of the sun
c. 09:50 View through 70mm refractor with solar filter in front of objective.
Two small sunspots can be seen at about 3 o'clock
10:09 The moon is covering about 25% of the sun's circumference
c. 11:00 Projection inside the Solarscope
11:22 The sun's disc becomes completely uncovered