Get Ready For Some Activity?
Mike Check K5UCQ
Space Weather News for Nov. 7, 2006
Solar activity is about to increase--or so it seems. An active sunspot is
hiding just behind the sun's eastern limb. For the past three days, it has
been erupting, throwing clouds of magnetized gas high above the sun's
surface where they can be seen from Earth. Some of these explosions have
also produced strong radio bursts heard in the loudspeakers of ham-radio
rigs. Soon, perhaps later today or tomorrow, the sun's rotation will turn
the sunspot toward Earth, providing a direct view of the active region. If
it is indeed a big spot, we could be in for some stormy space weather in the
Visit http://spaceweather.com for updates and to listen to the radio sounds
of the sun.