Category Archives: Space Weather

October 26th solar

Great Amateur Image of Sun During X Class Events

This image was captured  on October 26th by Astronomer Paul Stewart Sun in Hydrogen Alpha and White Light Sunspot AR1882 (lower left) is being very active, releasing  a X1 and…

Sunspots 10/15/13

Solar Flares, Strong X-ray Event exceeded X2(R3)

In the last 24 hours there have been at least 3 significant Flares on the sun. As you can see from this image there are several significant sun spots in…

M4 Class Solar Radio Blast

Sunspot AR1875 erupted on Oct. 22nd (21:20 UT), with M4 level radio emissions. An alert was sent by the NOAA space weather division. There is a 30% chance of M…

Solar Flare 10-13-13

M Class Flare with Earth directed CME 10-13-13

The sun unleashed an M1.7 class CME today with an Earth directed CME.At 00:43 UT, sunspot AR1865 erupted with a flash of radiation. The CME should arrive on October 15-16…

Sun Spots October 9, 2013

Sun’s activity heating up. M2.8 Class Solar Flare detected.

The sun currently has eight sunspots visible, up from zero only a few weeks ago. While we wait for the sun’s magnetic field to flip and the solar max to…


Geomagnetic Storm Watch – Moderate Storm Predicted

UPDATE – 10/2/13 09:00est Alert: Geomagnetic K-index of 6 Threashold reached at 10/2/203 04:54 UTC Scale G2 – Moderate Update 10/1/13 10:30 est:. Geomagnetic Sudden Impulse detected at 20:13 10/2/13…

CME 9/29/13

Spectacular CME with Earth Directed Impact

Update 10/2/13 – Effects from CME felt on Earth. Read about the Geomagnetic Storm. Original Post below: A spectacular CME erupted which could have an effect on Earth on 9/29/13….

IRIS Spacecraft attached to Pegasus Rocket

Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) Launch is Successful

NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) solar observatory separated from its Pegasus rocket and is in the proper orbit. This followed a successful launch by the Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL…