Category Archives: Space Weather


DSCOVR launch now set for Tuesday February 10th – Watch Live Here

UPDATE 2/10/15 – Launch was scrubbed due to wind levels. New launch date is Wednesday 2/11/15 at 6:03 pm eastern. 2/9/15 – The DSCOVR launch has Sunday was scrubbed due…

Unusual large dark area at south pole of sun

In the last few days the sun as developed a rather large dark area at it’s south pole. Interestingly enough there are no sun spots in this area. It is…

Discover Logo

NOAA to Launch New Space Weather Satellite this Month

  (NOAA) – The  Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), scheduled to launch in five weeks, will give forecasters more reliable measurements of solar wind speed, improving their ability to monitor harmful…

Dark River on Sun

Dark River on Face of the Sun

The sun has been awash with activity recently with X Class events, flares and an extremely active sun spot which has cause a significant increase in space weather and alerts….

Sunspot Activity 7-7-14

Sun Says “Look Ma, No Cavities”. Almost No Sunspots

As you can see from the latest sunspot image above there are almost no Earth facing sun spot at this time. The only remaining sunspot is AR2113 and it is…

Space Weather Alert

Strong Solar Xray Event Exceeds X1 3/29/14

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X1 Begin Time: 2014 Mar 29 1735 UTC Maximum Time: 2014 Mar 29 1748 UTC End Time: 2014 Mar 29 1754 UTC X-ray Class: X1.0 Optical…


Geomagnetic Storm (G2) Predicted, Auroras as low as New York

Update 2/14/14 – A series of CMEs will be hitting earths protective magnetic field an may put on a good show for Aurora watchers. NOAA forecasters estimate a 75% chance…

Active Sunspots 11/16/13

Many Sunspots, Solar activity could increase

There are 10 sunspots in the view of Earth right now. This is the most we have seen in some time and could be an indicator of near term solar…