Saturday, August 04, 2012

August 4th Sun-Earth Forecast

The above image was taken August 4th 01:29:32 UTC by the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA), at 304 Angstroms, aboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). Image Credit: SDO/AIA

Forecasters report that solar activity is expected to be quiet through August 6th. And there is a slight chance for M-class solar flares.

Back at Earth, geomagnetic activity is also expected to be quiet through August 6th. We will keep watch for developments. Stay tuned...

To monitor solar flare activity minute by minute, visit the "Today's Space Weather" page of NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center, URL: www.swpc.noaa.gov .

To learn more about the sun and to stay current on solar activity, visit the mission home pages of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov and the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov .

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