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Live Satellite Tracker (ISS, Hubble and more…)

By |2020-10-18T18:28:49+01:00October 18th, 2020|Astronomy, Other Trackers, Tools & Trackers, Weather|

Incredibly there ca. 22k objects orbiting the earth at the moment, and at any point in time there's around 2,400 crossing over Crondall! Elon Musk's Starlink Internet project has already launched ca. 800 mini satellites (as at October2020) with another 700 or so still to come by 2022. We've picked out the top [...]

Crondall Flood Warnings and Local River Levels

By |2020-10-04T14:03:20+01:00September 12th, 2020|Current Weather Data, Tools & Trackers, Weather, Weather Related Trackers|

The Environment Agency now provides regular measurement of river levels and ponds in order to give an early warning of any potential flooding. In Crondall they have two measuring stations - the village pond, and the River Hart at Redlands lane. Crondall Village Pond Level Monitor The graphic shows you [...]

Daily Sun, Moon Rising and Setting Times

By |2020-10-04T13:37:32+01:00September 11th, 2020|Astronomy, Weather|

Here's an easy summary of the current sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset times for each day of the year, as well as the current moon evolution that we have at the moment. What does Sunrise Sunset actually mean? Sunrise is defined as the moment the top of the sun's disc first breaks [...]

Space Weather Observations, Alerts, and Forecast

By |2020-10-04T14:05:13+01:00July 27th, 2020|Astronomy, Weather|

There is an abundance of live data now available relating to Space Weather, Solar flares, solar radiation, VHF band conditions. Much of it is very technical, but the relevance for all of us in this Internet, 4G, 5G dependent times is that these Geomagnetic storms, Solar winds and flares can cause radio blackouts [...]

Sun, Moon and Seasonal Solstice Evolution Dates and Times

By |2020-07-27T17:00:23+01:00May 17th, 2020|Astronomy, Weather|

Here's an easy summary of the current sunrise, sunset, moonrise and moonset times as well as the current moon evolution that we have at the moment. The Equinox and Solstice The equinox and solstice define the transitions between the seasons of the astronomical calendar and are a key part of [...]

Windchill Tables – New and Old Definitions

By |2020-09-20T11:38:02+01:00May 10th, 2020|Weather, Weather Articles|

The term "wind chill" goes back to the Antarctic explorer Paul Siple, who coined it a 1939 dissertation, "Adaptation of the Explorer to the Climate of Antarctica." During the 1940s, Siple and Charles Passel conducted experiments on the time needed to freeze water in a plastic cylinder that was exposed to the elements. [...]

Wind Speed Maps, Forecasts and Wind Streamlines

By |2020-07-27T17:06:34+01:00May 10th, 2020|Weather, Weather Forecasts, Weather Maps|

Wind Streamlines show where the wind is flowing, hence where the wind blowing over a given spot has travelled from, which gives you a better idea as to why the temperature feels the way it does. This chart is updated every hour or so. Wind forecast for the next [...]

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