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RemovingTheShackles – Sol Update, And Why I’m Blabbering On About The Sun – 26 October 2013

0e358-removing-the-shacklesOk I know you’re all getting bored with my constant Solar updates….. But I’ve got one more (for today, lol), and then I would like to discuss WHY I’m posting them.

After reporting on the X Class flare in yesterday mornings update, yesterday afternoon and evening we had another X Class flare, 2.1,  and M Class 1.9, and a M 2.3.  And this morning so far we’ve had another M1.9  All four were from spot 1882 (which I mistakenly called 1862 yesterday- my bad).  When 1882 started to swing in around the western limb of Sol, it was a smallish, simple Beta class spot.  After reviewing all the charts last night I pointed out to my captive audience (Heather, Caleb and Nick- who were held captive around the dinner table, lol) (who, by the way, are also probably sick of my constant solar updates)(at least you can choose not to read them, they’re stuck with me, hahahah), that spot 1882, while being classified as a simple Beta, was definitely on the verge of getting broody…. I awoke this morning to see that they had upgraded the classification to Beta Gamma Delta. Continue reading