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Solar flare on 16th Dec. 2009

December 16, 2009

Solar X-ray flux for 14th to 16th Dec. 2009. Image and data from NOAA

VE3EN’s solarcycle24.com website is reporting a C5.3 solar flare occurred early today, which can be seen in the image from NOAA above.

Below is an image from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) for the 16th Dec.

Extreme ultraviolet image from SOHO telescope

Keep watching that solar activity.  At the time of posting this the K index was 82 and the sunspot total was 38.

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