Thursday, January 26, 2012

Happy Australia Day

Happy Australia Day

January 26, 1958

Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen DeGeneres is an award winning American stand-up

comedienne, television hostess and actress.

Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly

until you see yourself through the eyes of others.

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Coronal Mass Ejection

From Spaceweather - Thursday January 26, 2012

Sunspot AR1402, the source of this week's powerful M9-class solar flare, is acting up again. On Jan. 26th between 0100 UT and 0600 UT, a sequence of C-class magnetic eruptions around the active region hurled a bright coronal mass ejection over the sun's north pole, shown here in a coronagraph image from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory. The cloud is not heading toward Earth, at least not directly. This and future eruptions from AR1402 are unlikely to be geoeffective as the sunspot is turning away from our planet. By week's end it will be on the far side of the

Coronal Mass Ejection and Auroras

From Spaceweather - Wednesday January 25, 2012

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As expected, a CME hit Earth's magnetic field on Jan. 24th at approximately 1500 UT (10 am EST). The impact produced a G1-class geomagnetic storm and bright auroras around the Arctic Circle. As the storm crested, Goran Strand of Ostersund, Sweden, took a panoramic photo and wrapped it 360-degrees to create this composition, which he calls "Planet Aurora".