Obscured by Clouds. The rough and ready blog of a cloud benighted biologist and amateur astronomer. Astroblog will cover my interests in astronomy, biology and Life, the Universe and Everything.
Friday, March 30, 2012
The Return of Sunspot 1429
Sunspot 1429, which produced several strong flares and was responsible for some nice aurora, is rotating back onto the face of the Sun we see. It is still active, and we might have a chance of aurora (although by the time it is facing us directly, strong Moonlight will interfere). See more here.