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PROTO NEW-CYCLE SUNSPOT
spaceweather ^ | 2 Aug 08 | staff

Posted on 08/02/2008 10:38:12 AM PDT by RightWhale

http://www.spaceweather.com/

PROTO NEW-CYCLE SUNSPOT: A sunspot from the next solar cycle could soon appear in the sun's northern hemisphere. SOHO magnetograms show an emerging magnetic dipole with the telltale polarity of Solar Cycle 24:

So far this is merely a proto-sunspot; the magnetic fields have not coalesced to form a truly dark sunspot core. Nevertheless, the little active region is significant. It is a herald of new Solar Cycle 24, and a sign that the solar cycle, while seemingly stuck in endless minimum, is actually progressing normally. The calm won't last forever!

Readers with solar telescopes, keep an eye on the proto-sunspot.

(Excerpt) Read more at spaceweather.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy
KEYWORDS: 24; catastrophism; cycle; global; sunspot
Look out! Global Warming update!
1 posted on 08/02/2008 10:38:12 AM PDT by RightWhale
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To: RightWhale

I was hoping for a mini Maunder.


2 posted on 08/02/2008 10:44:08 AM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: SunkenCiv

I don’t know if there is a GW list or who would have it. This might be the long-awaited first spot of cycle 24.


3 posted on 08/02/2008 10:44:13 AM PDT by RightWhale (Exxon Suxx)
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To: outofsalt
I was hoping for a mini Maunder.

I sure as heck don't. Even a Daulton-level minimum could lead to the stavation death of millions. That's too high a price to pay to prove the global warming weenies wrong. The tide is starting turn against them anyway.

4 posted on 08/02/2008 10:50:25 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Short bussed. Very strange considering how big the Global Warming issue is on the BBS.


5 posted on 08/02/2008 10:54:14 AM PDT by RightWhale (Exxon Suxx)
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To: RightWhale
PROTO NEW-CYCLE SUNSPOT

What would al gore name his next child, Alex?

6 posted on 08/02/2008 10:54:32 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (when did the circus freak show escape and take over the entire world?)
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To: RightWhale; xcamel; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; steelyourfaith
I don’t know if there is a GW list or who would have it.

There are at least three I know of. Consider them pinged.

7 posted on 08/02/2008 1:42:53 PM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (Global Warming Heretic -- http://agw-heretic.blogspot.com)
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To: dirtboy

If we assume that the temperature records correlate with sunspot intensity, we can in rough terms assume that the 180-year cycle dominated from about 1100 to 1450 and the 220-year cycle dominates from 1650 to 2100. Stuiver-Brazuiunas analysis (ch. 7.4) also indicates this possibility. The previous 1000 years look like a mirror from this. The 2*180 year period seems to begin and end with a warm period and the 2*220 year period seems to begin and end with a cold period. The length of this period is one Gleissberg. The next cold period should begin about 2020. http://personal.inet.fi/tiede/tilmari/sunspot8.html#hyps2289


8 posted on 08/02/2008 1:55:37 PM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative; Rurudyne
This might pertain to Rurudyne's Daily Global Cooling Watch too.
9 posted on 08/02/2008 3:06:00 PM PDT by TigersEye (Berlin '36 ... Olympics for murdering regimes. ... Beijing '08)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative; RightWhale; enough_idiocy; rdl6989; IrishCatholic; Normandy; ...
Thanx !

 



Beam me to Planet Gore !

10 posted on 08/02/2008 3:20:12 PM PDT by steelyourfaith
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To: RightWhale; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; gruffwolf; ...

FReepmail me to get on or off


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Ping me if you find one I've missed.


Science of sunspots..
11 posted on 08/03/2008 5:16:11 AM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: RightWhale; 75thOVI; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aristotleman; Avoiding_Sulla; ...
Thanks RightWhale. I'm relieved. :')
 
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12 posted on 08/03/2008 6:00:40 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_________________________Profile updated Friday, May 30, 2008)
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To: RightWhale
I'm sorry to report that there is no GW list.

...oh, GW = 'global warming' not 'grey_whiskers' never mind!

I believe steelyourfaith has a list he pings on such topics, as does ToleranceSucksRocks.

Cheers!

13 posted on 08/03/2008 6:21:31 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: RightWhale

Oh.

Thought this was written in 02 Dec 2007. They said the same thing then. Then, in January 2008, another single spot came up.


14 posted on 08/03/2008 1:59:39 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: outofsalt; right; whale
Very interesting relationship being proposed now between the gravitational pull (center of gravity) of the 4 Jovian planets vs sunspot nbr/solar intensity/solar magnetic fields, and the Pacific Oscillations (PDO) and North Atlantic Oscillation patterns.

Over the long term (1600 - 2008) these short cycle periods (40 year cycle) solar oscillations track very close to the PDO and North Atlantic changes. Not quite as closely to temperatures directly, but the the changes in currents (El Nino/La Nina) follows the same cycle start-stop times.

15 posted on 08/03/2008 5:51:25 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: dirtboy; RightWhale; outofsalt; SunkenCiv; blam; All

I recently attended a lecture by a well informed solar scientist. He said predictions are that we will have several years of cooler weather, then warm up again quite a bit.


16 posted on 08/05/2008 1:08:40 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: outofsalt

This never developed ... it is gone now


17 posted on 08/05/2008 6:26:37 PM PDT by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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