Monday, October 13, 2008

WORSHIP THE SUN: all is quiet on the solar front

our sun is at its solar minimum, in the quietest phase of its 11-year activity cycle. the solar wind also has also dropped to its lowest levels in 50 years. unusually calm, apparently.
moon transiting across the face of the sun on february 25, 2007 coronal mass ejection blasting more than a billion tons of matter into space :: january 8, 2002
magnetic structures on the solar surface :: august 22, 2003total solar eclipse :: february 16, 1980
venus transiting the sun :: on june 8, 2004

[source: boston globe]

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