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So, Have You Seen The Sun Today?

I was going through my favorite list of links to visit just now, and I went here:


…to get my current picture of the sun fix. 127 more words

4th December '14 Sunspot 2222 M6.1 Flare Impacts Earth's Sunward Facing side, is Caught by Microwave imagery

The data sets time and location synchronicity.  The event shows in imagery which is made up of one frame per hour. In checking SolarHam and other Solar activity resources, the data presented by them alines. 299 more words


Cycle 24-November ’14---Sunspot Number Trend

Cycle 24 solar activity looked liked it had peaked somewhere around March of 2011 at about 68. But it hadn’t.   The smoothed International Sunspot (SS) number is currently around 82 around as shown by the dashed blue line on this chart: 182 more words



Solar Activity Triggers Lightning on Earth

While recent findings point to the likelihood of more lightning around the world as the planet warms, other research suggests lightning strikes in some areas are already affected by solar activity. 159 more words


It's baaack! Giant sunspot returns

TORONTO – The sunspot that was the largest astronomers had seen in almost 30 years has turned back towards Earth.

Though not as big as it was when it first turned towards us two weeks ago, it is still significant. 201 more words


Biggest Sunspot In 24 Years Traveled Across Sun

TAMPA (CBS Tampa) – Solar observers tracked the largest sunspot seen since 1990, reports CNet.

The sunspot, named Active Region 12192, grew to about 80,000 miles across as it moved across the sun’s surface from October 17th to the 29th. 330 more words


New on 500px : AR 2192 by markg by markg

26 Oct 2014 – the end of another day as the sun sets to the west of Wellington, New Zealand. It’s been quite an active period lately for our Sun, and a massive sunspot – AR 2192, has formed. 89 more words

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