View Full Version : X class Solar Flare

John Kierein
2001-Dec-11, 02:07 PM
Just a few hours after the astronauts finished an EVA! Big flare for this late after solar max. Around 0900 gmt this morning. This is one reason I wouldn't want to be an astronaut. I hope they were in a good shielded area.

John Kierein
2001-Dec-11, 02:10 PM
Astronauts started their EVA about 1753 GMT the day before. It seems to have been a long EVA considering all the tasks they tried to do. I don't know when they finished, but this was cutting it a little close.

John Kierein
2001-Dec-13, 03:48 PM
another X flare today. The astronauts are still up there getting irradiated.

2001-Dec-14, 01:12 AM
I guess "an astronaut's life is not a happy one" (to use a Gilbert & Sullivan song loosely).

And they talk about space travel as if it were a piece of cake for humans.

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John Kierein
2001-Dec-16, 11:33 AM

2001-Dec-17, 10:30 AM
1? No I don't "LIKE' 2. | Durring the solar max {23}
2: i watched and studied Solar event sequences {?see}
3. And last night watching TV, I tuned in Short wave
4? So I could both See & hear, the electrical energy
5? associated with a rather heavy rainstorm occuring
6 Sounds ( TV frame over rides} where of sheat size
7 not like lightning BOLTS! Long Period {seconds}
8: discharges {bombardments} that I did guess where
9_ associated with the Solar Flu(X){under which this?
4:03 A.M. PST 1st posted 1-12-17 1st Ed 4:05 A.M.

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