Tag Archives: spaceweather

Solar Cycle 24 not following Sun Spot Activity Predictions

Every eleven years the sun experiences a peak of sun spot activity, we are nearing this peak period now but activity is low and below predictions. As you can see…

Rare Double Solar Prominence Eruptions 11/16/12

Video of the Two Prominence Eruptions The Sun erupted with two prominence eruptions, one after the other over a four-hour period (Nov. 16, 2012). The action was captured in the…

Space Weather ALERT from KnowledgeOrb.com 11/21/12

Issue Time: 2012 Nov 21 0728 UTC ALERT: Type II Radio Emission Begin Time: 2012 Nov 21 0654 UTC Estimated Velocity: 720 km/s NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be…

Stunning Flares, CMEs and coronal loops in gradient solar video

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) helped create this stunning display of sharply defined coronal loops using a gradient filter on imagery of the sun next to fuzzier, cooler areas that…

Strong to Extreme Space Weather Warning issued from CME

A solar space weather storm is in progress. This weekends CME has caused NOAA to issue a Strong to extreme storm warning. This could cause electrical issues and problems with…

CME headed for Earth from Sunspot 1577, impact 9/30/12

NOAA  estimates 50 percent chance of Earth impact. NOAA forecasters estimate a 50 percent chance the coronal mass ejection (CME) solar  from sunspot will impact earth on September 30th. . The…

Angry looking sunspots make for a nasty apearing sun set to have flares and CMEs

Looking at this image of the sun from solisHE you can see significant sunspots poised to create CMEs,, and solar flares at any moment. While there have been some storms…

Spectacular CME Solar Flare from AR 1560 4/31/12- Video

Since August 30th Sunspot AR1560 has more than quadrupled in size since August 30th. NOAA forecasters estimate a 40% chance of M-class solar fares during the next 48 hours as…