Ready or not. And we’re not.
A significant active region is about to emerge over the sun’s northeastern limb. The underlying sunspots are not yet visible from Earth, but the region’s towering magnetic canopy is already in view. …
This could herald a period of renewed solar activity when the region turns toward Earth in the days ahead. Or the action could peter out beforehand. Stay tuned for updates.
Read here to see why I’m biting my nails: The Sun is Getting Scary
Mine are not the only nails being chewed: The Scary Sun Gets Some High Level Attention
The image is from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.