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Fraser
2013-Aug-06, 10:40 PM
The Sunís magnetic field will likely reverse sometime in the next three to four months. No, this is not the next doomsday prediction scenario. It really will happen. But thereís nothing to fear because in reality the Sunís magnetic field changes regularly about every 11 years. The flip-flopping of the Sunís magnetic field takes place […]

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ASTRO BOY
2013-Aug-06, 10:47 PM
Hmmmmm....
I found the last bit rather interesting....

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“The sun’s north pole has already changed sign, while the south pole is racing to catch up,” said Phil Scherrer, another solar physicst at Standford. “Soon, however, both poles will be reversed, and the second half of Solar Max will be underway.”

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/103960/what-will-happen-when-the-suns-magnetic-poles-reverse/#ixzz2bEQzEC8w

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So for at least a period of time, the Sun will have two North Poles???? Monopole???

Buttercup
2013-Aug-06, 10:49 PM
redshifter will like strawberries with chocolate cake? :)