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New Solar Cycle Charts Now Reflect The Revised Sunspot Counting System.

Revised Sunspot number as discussed in previous posting of July 2015 numbers can be seen below:

Below is the Sunspot number posted before the numbering was changed to match the new criteria discussed in the “ 118 more words


Lift off ! Eruptive prominence in action.

04 July 2015 – an eruptive prominence lifted off from the solar limb in quite a spectacular display of solar power.

The prominence was on the Northern limb of the Sun and start off as quite a sizable hedgerow type of prominence. 142 more words


The Real Science of Climate and Mankind

Yes, there is climate change—no, it is not your fault! The Earth’s climate has been slightly warming over the past century, but that warming stopped over 18 years ago, and global temperatures have flatlined (with many reasons to expect a dramatic drop in global temperature in the coming decades). 295 more words


Active Region 12371

In the last 2 weeks active region AR12371 has made it’s way across the solar disk and not without being noticed. This active region has spit out multiple flares resulting in several night of Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) and Southern Lights (Aurora Australis). 185 more words


Sunspot Number History Change Is Underway

For those readers of this blog that follow the monthly update of Solar Cycle 24, things are about to change. For the better I think, but until the final report is… 727 more words


HUGE Incomming Solar Energy, and how to stay grounded.

Happy Summer Solstice y’all……so the Sun has been very active the past several days and right now Earth’s shield is taking a beating: Real Time Solar Energy Output Updates… 506 more words

Body/Mind Awareness

Solar tornadoes and their foot print in filaments.

Last weekend during the Solarfest 2015 event at Dunsink Observatory I was showing some of my solar images to Dr. Eamon Scullion, Solar physicist at Trinity College Dublin. 247 more words