Solar Actvity- X Class Flares
The sun is currently undergoing “solar maximum” — a period of peak activity in its 11 year solar cycle. So far, solar max has been mediocre at best, but as this explosive trio has just shown us, don’t count the sun out quite yet — we could be in for a period of rather inclement space weather courtesy of AR 1748.
Stay tuned! Space weather…!!!
Posted on May 14, 2013, in Earth, Space, Sun and tagged 11 year solar cycle, AR1748, auroras, electromagnetic, peak activity, power grids, satellites, Solar cycle, Solar flare, Space, Sun, x class. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.