Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Tuesdays Triptych - 16th October

Tuesday Triptych by Mark Townley
Tuesday Triptych, a photo by Mark Townley on Flickr.
Despite plenty of active regions, sunspot activity is still quite low on our star as todays comparison at 3 different wavelengths shows. However more active regions are rounding the suns limb and in the days ahead as they become geo-effective they should keep a steady stream of charged particles heading towards Earth fuelling auroras in polar regions.