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PostSubject: INCREASING CHANCE OF FLARES   Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:42 pm

We may finally get to see some auroras after all this summer. with the northern latitudes coming into Aurora season this should make our chances even better. By Aurora season I just mean the darker months of the year in the northern latitudes. With two active sunspots pointing our way this could be an interesting week.

http://www.spaceweather.com/

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Two new sunspots are growing rapidly in the sun's southern hemisphere. One of them, AR1817, is directly facing Earth and poses a threat for X-class solar flares. A movie from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the sunspot's development over the past 48 hours:

AR1817 has a 'beta-gamma-delta' magnetic field that harbors energy for strong eruptions. NOAA forecasters estimate a 30% chance of M-class flares and a 5% chance of X-class flares on August 13th

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