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Solar Imagery - Photosphere - Sunspot Drawings - McMath-Hulbert Observatory

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            title:  Solar Imagery - Photosphere - Sunspot Drawings - McMath-Hulbert Observatory
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                date:  2014-07-18
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                code:  Sunspot Drawings from the McMath-Hulbert Observatory(1942-1960)
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                organisationName:  Users of these data are kindly requested to acknowledge the McMath-Hulbert Observatory and the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
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        abstract:  The McMath-Hulbert Observatory is a decommissioned solar observatory in Lake Angelus, Michigan, USA. It was established in 1929 as a private observatory by father and son Francis Charles McMath and Robert Raynolds McMath and their friend, Judge Henry Hulbert. In 1932 the observatory was deeded to the University of Michigan which operated it until 1981, at which time it was sold into private ownership again (Wikipedia). The daily sunspot drawings in this collection were prepared by professional observatory staff and provided to the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center as a member of the World Data Service for Geophysics, Boulder (formerly the World Data Center-A) for permanent archive and public distribution. The available data is from June 24, 1942 to December 31, 1960. Drawings are not available for all days presumably limited by viewing conditions (weather) and other factors. The original paper records were digitized through the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP). Users of these data are kindly requested to acknowledge the McMath-Hulbert Observatory and the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
        purpose:  The set of daily sunspot drawings from the McMath-Hulbert Observatory is one of several sets of sunspot drawings included in the NOAA solar imagery collection. Daily monitoring of the sun is used for both space weather operations and for scientific research.
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            otherConstraints:  Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
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            description:  This collection of daily sunspot drawings was provided by the McMath-Hulbert Observatory. The Observatory is located near Lake Angelus, Michigan (U.S.A.) at coordinates 42.70 degrees North and 83.32 degrees West.
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            descriptor:  Collection consists of daily sunspot drawings professionally prepared staff at the McMath-Hulbert Observatory (1942-1960)
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                        linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/space-weather/solar-data/solar-imagery/photosphere/sunspot-drawings/mcmath/
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                fees:  Daily sunspot drawings can be downloaded free of charge from the NGDC Solar and Terrestrial Physics (STP) division. High resolution TIF images are available by request.
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Collection consists of daily sunspot drawings from the McMath-Hulbert Observatory from 1942 to 1960. The collection is as complete as possible with all available data online. (Text04)
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Classification approach is consistent with accepted practices for classifying sunspots, groups, heliocentric locations, and other related characteristics.
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            measureDescription:  Daily sunspot drawings were prepared using procedures developed by professional staff of the McMath-Hulbert Observatory.
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Original drawings were digitized by professional staff within the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP).
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Drawings are properly rotated into a heliocentric coordination orientation // Top is north // Right is east. (Text06)
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            evaluationMethodDescription:  Daily solar sunspot drawings are annotated with the observation time and other relevant metadata
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                description:  Original paper records were professionally digitized through the NOAA Climate Data Modernization Program (CDMP)
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                  DateTime:  2014-05-18T00:00:00
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                        individualName:  Tom Hagen
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                                name:  McMath-Hulbert Observatory
                                description:  The McMath-Hulbert Solar Observatory is a decommissioned solar observatory in Lake Angelus, Michigan, USA. It was established in 1929 as a private observatory by father and son Francis Charles McMath and Robert Raynolds McMath and their friend, Judge Henry Hulbert. In 1932 the observatory was deeded to the University of Michigan which operated it until 1981, at which time it was sold into private ownership again. (Wikipedia)
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