X1.9 solar flare

A lot of sunspots on our Sun today which is a promising start for what should be an exciting 2023 when it comes to solar activity. Sunspot region 3181 and 3182 both have complex magnetic…

The X-Factor Returns with Radio Blackouts & Storms…

This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen This week our Sun gets busy with two new active regions rotating into view that have been firing large flares. The main focus…

X1.2 solar flare

A surprise this night from sunspot region 3182 which has just rotated into view. It produced a major X1.2 solar flare (R3-strong) at 00:58 UTC. READ MORE...

Fast Solar Wind Blows in the New Year…

This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen This week the weather from our star remains at moderate levels. Impacts early this week have been mainly due to fast solar wind…

Big Flares Calm Down While Fast Wind Ramps…

This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen Our Sun calms down just a little bit this week. We had over 20 radio blackouts on Earth's dayside from December 14 though…

Flares, flares, flares!

What a crazy couple of days! After what feels like months of relative silence on our Sun she has really been kicking of the past 72 hours. We had 32 solar flares that reached the…

A Dark Region Lurks on the Farside as…

This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen This week our Sun's bark is worse than its bite with multiple filaments launching partly towards Earth, but only light impacts are expected.…