Skip to comments.Massive sunspot is turning towards Earth this can result in major solar flares that can effect electrical systems
Posted on 08/07/2020 7:10:31 PM PDT by BenLurkin
A massive sunspot on the Sun is turning towards our planet and this could result in strong solar flares. The sunspot AR2770 was detected earlier this week and is expected to grow in size in the upcoming days.
A report by SpaceWeather.com - a space weather forecasting website - said that multiple minor flares have been emitted by the sunspot already as it faced towards the earth. These flares have caused "minor waves of ionization to ripple through Earth's upper atmosphere" but nothing major yet.
A clear picture of the AR2770 has also surfaced that gives a better idea into the current phenomenon. It was captured by an amateur astronomer Martin Wise from Trenton, Florida. The size of the "primary dark core" is about as wide as Mars and it has several "spotlets" on its surface, which are similar to the craters on the surface of the moon.
According to the report in International Business Times, Wise captured the dark sunspot using an 8-inch telescope with safe solar filters and it's dimensions make this sunspot "one of the largest sunspot groups of the current Solar Minimum.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), strong solar storms can cause "fluctuations of electrical currents in space and energize electrons and protons trapped in Earth's varying magnetic field". These events can affect radio communications, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) connectivity, power grids and satellites.
(Excerpt) Read more at firstpost.com ...
Just what we need - a coronal mass ejection
“fluctuations of electrical currents in space”
The Chinese ambassador asked him to repeat. He shouted “fluctuations!” The ambassador said “fluc you white people too!”
Basementman Biden will save us all!
Joe Biden welcomes the Distraction
And slowly it turned ...
Brace Yourselves Flares are coming!
Step by step...
Did a fourth grader write that title? “First post”, indeed!
There is a strong correlation between sunspot flares and earthquakes. Watch for more and bigger earthquakes.
It’s a piezoelectric phenomenon.
I’ve gotten so used to poor journalism I often use the title as a puzzle to solve.
By the way, this article is total crap. You can go to Spaceweather.com and see for yourself. The sunspot mentioned has a count of 14, totally unremarkable. The page even says the sunspot has a simple magnetic field and is unlikely to produce strong flares.
It could temporarily cause Biden to become lucid.
If you like a coronal mass ejection, you'll love a micronova...
Maybe this coronal ejactualation will kill covid-19, send it!
Arent we in a sunspot low for awhile? I thinks that means temperature falling a bit. Would this guy possibly affect that?
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