Saturday, 6 July 2013

New Sunspot Could Launch Strong Solar Flares

Sunspot complex AR1785-1787

Sunspot complex AR1785-1787

One of the biggest sunspot groups of Solar Cycle 24 is emerging near the sun’s southeastern limb. According to spaceweather.com:

AR1785 has a “beta-gamma-delta” magnetic field that harbors energy for powerful X-class solar flares. Another active region trailing behind it, AR1787, is only slightly less potent, with a magnetic field capable of M-class eruptions …

More - Link >>> http://earthsky.org/space/large-sunspot-group-comes-into-view

Sources: SpaceWeather.com , EarthSky.org .

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