Monthly Archives: April 2012

Space Weather, Part 2

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What is space weather?, part 2. Check out this great informational video about the sun and it’s solar flares, CME’s and more…. Click below:

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Far side Eruption!

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This massive eruption on the sun is breathtaking! Luckily it is not earthbound. ­čÖé

Space Weather

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What is space weather?, part 1. Check out this great informational video about the sun and it’s solar flares, CME’s and more…. Click below:

Walking on Air

“Walking on Air” Check out the amazing Auroras seeping through our atmosphere!

Gorgeous Aurora in Ireland

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Sun spots are popping up on both sides of the sun. Keep your eyes out for some gorgeous Auroras!

Los Angeles Quake /\/\/

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This 3.9 earthquake shook Laguana Beach (area), California today, 4/23 around 1:30pm. It was 8.14 miles deep. I hope this doesn’t mean a bigger quake is on its way.

Daytime Meteor!

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Daytime meteor sighting over Nevada and California. Wow! Although, the Lyrid Meteor shower was underway they believe it wasn’t related. The size of this meteor was about the size of a washing machine. Yikes! Read more via link below.

http://news.discovery.com/space/daylight-fireball-streaks-through-california-skies-120423.html

CO Levels- Earth Day Eveyday!

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Happy Earth Day!

This map of the earth is an analysis of this months levels of Carbon Monoxide taken from the AIRS instrument on board the Aqua Satellite. Carbon Monoxide or CO, is a gas given off by cars, volcanoes, forest fires, and any incomplete burning of wood or fossil fuels that reacts in our atmosphere to create CO2.

Popocatepetl

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In XALITZINTLA, Mexico the volcano Popocatepetl might be ready to blow!

Shuttle arrives

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Space shuttle Discovery departed NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the last time with an early-morning takeoff atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA). Very Cool!

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/main/discovery_departure.html

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