Sunday, September 19, 2010

Sun - Polar Eruption Alert - Sunspot 1108

The awakening of the sun continues to be a major worry.
On  September the  19th at around 0200 UT, magnetic fields around the sun's north pole became unstable and actually erupted. Luckily the output from the recent eruption was clear from earth.
Apparently the active Sunspot, named spot 1108, was twice the size of Earth!
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the action:
Sepetmber 19

SunSpot 1108
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