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The Sun had no sunspots for two weeks

Reading - Astronomers working for NASA regularly monitor the Sun and note down any unusual patterns. Last month the Solar Dynamics Observatory flagged up something unusual: there were no sunspots for a 15 day period.

Auroras in prospect as Sun's magnetic field nears 11 year flip

Stanford - Physicists at California’s Stanford University are preparing to monitor a rare event that comes round only once every 11 years and whose effects will reverberate through the solar system.

Studies show sun is headed into rare hibernation after 2013

Las Cruces - After intensely studying the sun's surface, inner core and its solar activity, scientists are projecting that following its maximum activity in 2013; the sun will be in hibernation mode, which could trigger a mini ice age on Earth.
 

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A sunspot viewed in close-up in ultra-violet light  taken by NASA s TRACE spacecraft.
A sunspot viewed in close-up in ultra-violet light, taken by NASA's TRACE spacecraft.
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NASA s IRIS solar atmospheric observatory witnessed its strongest Solar Flare on Jan 28 2014  since ...
NASA's IRIS solar atmospheric observatory witnessed its strongest Solar Flare on Jan 28 2014, since launching in 2013.
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