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Fraser
2014-Oct-20, 03:50 PM
It’s a-comin': a*“monster” sunspot is steadily rotating around the Sun’s southern hemisphere and will soon be in position to fire flares and CMEs in our direction — and this past weekend master solar photographer Alan Friedman captured it on camera! The image above was taken in full-spectrum visible light on Sunday, Oct. 19 by Alan […]

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Spacedude
2014-Oct-20, 09:38 PM
I saw that yesterday on the SOHO site, not pretty. I've often wondered if the sun ever does throw a big enough curve ball our way and we'd have just 1 hour to prepare (from SOHO's distance warning) would the electrical grids be shut down for safety sake? Should we turn off power to our circuit breaker boxes beforehand? Will my generator still work? ;o) Let's hope the sun just passes a little gas without any projectile vomiting.