Heads for her Faraday cage…..
The potential for a massive solar flare directed at Earth is looming large.
Since rotating into view, the sunspot group AR12192 has continued to grow in size and complexity, becoming the largest sunspot of the current solar cycle, cycle 24 (SC24.) The region has produced numerous C and M-class flares including an X1 flare.
More at the WUWT Solar Reference Page
Animation of sunspot AR2192:
Image via http://www.thesuntoday.org
NASA’s Spaceweather.com reports:
Solar activity is high. During the past 48 hours, monster sunspot AR2192 has produced a series of seven M-class solar flares of increasing intensity. The eruptions crossed the threshold into X-territory with an X1-class flare on Oct. 22nd. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded a powerful flash of extreme UV radiation in the sunspot’s magnetic canopy at 14:30 UT:
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