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    X1.5 Solar Flare / Sunspot 1166 (March 9)

    Just as active Sunspot 1165 has disappeared onto the western limb, The second largest Solar Flare of Cycle 24 thurs far has taken place around huge Sunspot 1166. The X1.5 event event peaked at 23:16 UTC Wednesday evening and caused a strong R3 Level Radio Blackout on the sunlit side of earth...
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    M5.3 Solar Flare / Solar Update (March 8)

    A strong solar flare took place around departing Sunspot 1165 at 10:44 UTC Tuesday and registered M5.3. Because of the position of this sunspot, any explosions at this point around this region may not be earth directed. Several M-Class flares took place on Monday around Sunspots 1164, 1165 and...
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    M-Flares / Solar Update (March 7)

    Several low level M-Class flares have taken place around each of the big three regions 1164, 1165 and 1166 during the early parts of Monday. The largest one of these thus far was an M1.8 around Sunspot 1165. Continue to monitor the Solar X-Rays for further activity. Sunspot 1165 will begin to...
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    Solar Update / Aurora Watch (March 5)

    Solar activity remained fairly low on Saturday despite the large sunspots on the earth facing side of the sun. Only C-Class activity took place. There is an increasing chance for an M-Class flare, especially around Sunspot 1164. In the southern hemisphere Sunspot 1165 continues to show some...
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    Sunspots + CME (March 3)

    Sunspots continue to pop up in various locations of the sun. Currently Sunspot 1164 in the north and 1166 which rotated into view on the eastern limb remain the largest regions. A new sunspot that formed between 1164 and 1166 was numbered 1167. Several C-Class flares took place during the day on...
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    Aurora Watch / Sunspot 1152 (February 4)

    The Solar Wind is now showing signs of increase and the Bz has been tilting south on Friday and this could stir up geomagnetic activity. Be on the lookout for Aurora if you are at high latitudes.New sunspot 1152 which is located to the east of fading region 1150 has shown some growth. There is a...
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    Solar Update / Eastern Limb (July 5)

    A new sunspot has formed in the northern hemisphere of the sun and was numbered 1086. In the southern hemisphere, Sunspot 1084 quietly persists. A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) took place on the eastern limb Monday and is seen in the latest Lasco C2 movie. This was most likely caused by old...
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