Here Comes The Sun

Uh oh.

A very active region of the sun is revolving into view, taking aim at Earth.

HERE COMES TROUBLE? A big sunspot is emerging over the sun’s southeastern limb, and it is crackling with activity. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded a surge of extreme ultraviolet radiation from the sunspot’s magnetic canopy on March 21st.

This appears to be the return of old sunspot 1165, last seen in early March when it formed on the sun’s southwestern limb. Since then it has been transiting the far side of the sun, apparently growing in size and restlessness. The potential for trouble will become more clear in the hours ahead as the active region emerges in full. Stay tuned.

Spaceweather.com Time Machine

This has me biting my nails. Why? Because of the Carrington Event. Read here: What If We Were Hit By a Solar Tsunami? | Notes from The Pondonome

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