SOLAR PROTONS ARE RAINING DOWN ON EARTH

Spaceweather.com

1/29/2024

Energetic protons from the sun are striking the top of Earth's atmosphere today following a strong solar flare during the early hours of Jan. 29th. This is called a "radiation storm," and it is currently a category S2 event. Such a storm can cause elevated levels of radiation in airplanes flying over Earth's poles and unwanted glitches in the electronics of Earth-orbiting satellites.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the M6.8-class solar flare, which started this storm:

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The source of the flare was departing sunspot AR3559. Not all flares cause radiation storms, but this one did because the sunspot is unusually well connected to Earth.

That may seem counterintuitive, because the sunspot is not directly facing our planet. However, when sunspots are near the sun's western limb (as AR3559 is), they can link to Earth magnetically. Take a look at this diagram, and you'll understand why. It's called "the Parker Spiral." Protons accelerated by the flare are now following the Parker Spiral toward Earth and raining down on our atmosphere.

NOAA's GOES-18 satellite is recording the protons as they pass by en route to Earth:


The three colors represent different energy ranges. Blue and green are especially noteworthy; they trace the most energetic protons capable of penetrating the metal hulls of satellites and aircraft. A significant pulse of these "hard" protons was recorded in the hours immediately after the flare.

The explosion also hurled a CME into space, shown here in a coronagraph animation from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO):


The many speckles in the animation are solar protons striking the spacecraft's camera. It is a sign and side-effect of the radiation storm being measured. A NASA model of the CME suggests it will graze Earth during the early hours of Jan. 31st. Confirmation awaits independent modeling by NOAA.

See: https://spaceweather.com/

Solar flares, coronal mass ejections and sunspots are expected to multiply and intensify throughout this year, as our yellow G2 star enters its most active period in two decades. That could lead to more beautiful dancing aurora far and wide, but also radio blackouts and satellite disruptions for us in the US.
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LTJ

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Beyond radio blackouts and satellite issues, there is also the chance of power outages as electric grids are impacted. It’s also likely that the effects of solar outbursts will become greater with the continuing decline of earth’s magnetic protection field, now estimated to be at least 25% lower than it was in the mid-1800’s. Although rarely discussed in mainstream media, this appears to be an ongoing and accelerating magnetic pole reversal of the earth. This would be the first such pole reversal in recorded human history.
 
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Beyond radio blackouts and satellite issues, there is also the chance of power outages as electric grids are impacted. It’s also likely that the effects of solar outbursts will become greater with the continuing decline of earth’s magnetic protection field, now estimated to be at least 25% lower than it was in the mid-1800’s. Although rarely discussed in mainstream media, this appears to be an ongoing and accelerating magnetic pole reversal of the earth. This would be the first such pole reversal in recorded human history.
Let's not forget that in 2012, NASA detected a solar flare which would have been catastrophic had it hit the atmosphere and they, not being certain of the trajectory, decided to actively conceal the information to avoid a panic. In 2014, they disclosed the existence of the flare and said that it missed us by something like 8,000 miles.

Most modern electronics are shielded against the surges in electromagnetism associated with even X-class flares, but there is a new class of electromagnetic weapon that can negate the effects of all known insulators that is probably deserving of our attention. Neutrino vacuum generators have a variety of applications (which I've written about as I am the one who came up with the idea) including physics-based weather modification (sc. cloud seeding and tornado disruption during daylight hours only) as well as induced superconductivity in insulators. If something can induce superconductivity in an insulator when superconduction is desired, it stands to reason that such a field would be catastrophic to conventional electronics as they depend upon insulating conductive pathways to prevent cross-talk between those pathways.

Most people don't know what the real issues are and as long as they don't, we'll be at a disadvantage.