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Altitude adjustment for solar observations

Our Earth is in orbit around the Sun while at the same time rotating, all this means that the view we have of the Sun varies from the time of year and even the time of day. 170 more words


Solar Wind Decrease, 2nd Confirmation of 2030 Mini Ice Age | Mini Ice Age 2015-2035

The model forecasts that the existing cycle, 24, will end in 2018. The next cycle, 25, could prove to be very interesting, as the model predicts it will be di… 228 more words


Little Ice Age By 2030?

Professor Valentian Zharkova of Northumbria University presented her results for a new model of the Sun’s interior dynamo to the Royal Astronomical Society. Zharkova and her team believe they have made a discovery that allows them to predict solar activity. 701 more words


#No New #IceAge - Sheesh

A “team of researchers had analyzed the sun’s 11-year cycles from a purely astronomical perspective and found that the solar cycle that will come into force in the 2030s looks much like the one last seen in the mid-17th century, a time period known as the Maunder Minimum, when Europe and North America experienced particularly bitter winters… 323 more words

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Filaments in close up

Some fairly good observing conditions this evening between 18:00 and 19:00 BST.

Currently a few massive filaments snaking across the solar disk.

Filaments are exactly the same as prominences, but seen straight on with the disk on the background. 48 more words


Imminent mini ice age - Time to stock up on winter wear?

A new model that predicts solar cycles more accurately than those of the past has caused a bit of a stir following a presentation last week at the National Astronomy Meeting in Wales by mathematics professor Valentina Zharkova from Northumbria University, UK. 267 more words