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Strong solar flare and CME

After days of suspenseful quiet, huge sunspot AR2665 finally erupted on July 14th (0209 UT), producing a powerful M2-class solar flare. 44 more words

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Strong solar flare and CME

After days of suspenseful quiet, huge sunspot AR2665 finally erupted on July 14th (0209 UT), producing a powerful M2-class solar flare. 44 more words

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Weakest Solar Cycle in 100 years

This article was posted a few years ago, but it might explain where have all the DX’ers gone.  My thanks to VE7KWK for passing this along.

Weakest Solar Cycle

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The Sun Is Set To 'Change Form' As NASA Says Solar Minimum Is On The Way

  • Sunspots are heading toward a low point expected in 2019-2020, NASA says
  • Solar minimum means certain types of activity, such as sunspots and flares, drop…
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A hole in the Sun's atmosphere turns toward Earth

Spewing a stream of solar wind as fast as 700 km/s (1.6 million mph), a hole in the sun’s atmosphere is turning toward Earth.

Forecasters expect the stream to reach our planet on June 15th or 16th with a 40% chance of minor G1-class geomagnetic storms when it arrives. 36 more words

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Solar Update June 2017

By David Archibald – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Figure 1: F10.7 Flux 2014 – 2017

The F10.7 flux shows that over the last three and a half years the Sun has gone from solar maximum through a bounded decline to the current stage of the trail to minimum. 568 more words

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Solar Update June 2017–The Sun Is Slumping And Headed Even Lower

Solar cycle 24 has seen very low solar activity thus far, likely the lowest in 100 years.

Figure 1: F10.7 Flux 2014 – 2017

The F10.7 flux shows that over the last three and a half years the Sun has gone from solar maximum through a bounded decline to the current stage of the trail to minimum. 12 more words