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On the Sun there are no spots

SunSomething strange is happening on the Sun – 3 June sunspot number dropped to zero, and the solar disk remains empty for three days. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory does not detect any significant dark nuclei.
What does it mean? Solar cycle, like a pendulum, swinging back and forth between periods of high and low sunspot numbers every 11 years. Today, let the sun is a sign that the pendulum has swung in the direction of lower numbers of sunspots. In other words, it installs solar minimum. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Galaxy

 

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