Tag Archives: sun

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…

Total Solar Eclipse Seen from Australia 11/13/12

If you have never seen a total eclipse of the sun before this is an excellent video, you can almost feel the temperature drop as the sun is covered by…

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…

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…

Sunspot AR1532 emits M6 Class CME at Earth

A CME cloud is heading for Earth from Sunspot AR1532. The forecast track prepared by analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab shows the CME will reach our planet on…

Sun Erupts a 7.6 Million Mile per hour Coronal Mass Ejection from Sunspot 1520

Sunspot 1520 may have turned away from earth but it is still very active. On July 23rd it erupted a CME that sent matter speeding away from the sun at…