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Updated April 16, 2014
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Updated 04/16/2014 @ 10:50 UTC
Good morning. Below is an updated look at our peppered solar disk. Solar activity continues at relatively low levels with a number of mid to low level C-Class solar flares observed within the past 12 hours. They include a C4.5 around region 2034, a C5.2 around region 2035, a C3.0 around region 2037 and a C4.1 around a new active region now coming into view off the northeast limb. Despite continuing to increase in both size and magnetic complexity, sunspot 2036 is stable for the time being. Newly numbered regions 2039 and 2040 are struggling to remain visible and are not considered a large threat for solar flares at this time. There will remain a chance for C-Class flares on Wednesday with an isolated M-Class event possible as regions 2034, 2035, 2036 and 2037 sit in a geoeffective Earth facing position. Stay Tuned to SolarHam.com for the latest information.
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UPDATED 2014 Apr 16 1230 UTC
.24 hr Summary...
Solar activity was at low levels. Region 2035 (S17E18, Fkc/beta-gamma)
produced multiple C-class events, including a C7/Sf at 15/1759 UTC. This
region continued to exhibit growth throughout the period and continued
to be the most active spot group on the visible disk. Region 2036
(S18W01, Dkc/beta-gamma) also produced multiple C-class flares, and grew
in both areal coverage and magnetic complexity during the period. Region
2037 (S10W06, Dai/beta-gamma) produced C3/Sf flare at 16/0159 UTC. The
remainder of the disk was relatively quiet and stable. No Earth-directed
coronal mass ejections (CMEs) were observed during the period.
Solar activity is likely to be moderate (R1-Minor) for the next three
days (16 - 18 Apr) as Regions 2034, 2035, 2036, and 2037 maintain
increased magnetic complexities.
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A - Alpha (single polarity spot).
B - Beta (bipolar spot configuration).
G - Gamma (atypical mixture of polarities).
BG - Beta-Gamma (mixture of polarities in a dominantly bipolar configuration).
D - Delta (opposite polarity umbrae within single penumbra).
BD - Beta with a Delta configuration.
BGD - Beta-Gamma with a Delta configuration.
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