This just in from spaceweather.com……………….
“The Sun is Blank–no sunspots. The disk of our star is completely featureless…..”
“This is the 31st day in 2017 that the sun has been without spots. Cumulatively, it adds up to an entire month of spotlessness–and it’s only May. For comparison, the sun was blank on 32 days in the whole of 2016. The accelerating pace of spotless suns is a sign that the Solar Minimum is approaching.”
Did you catch that? In the entire year of 2016 there were 32 days of spotlessness and already in 2017 we have 31 spotless days and we’ve got 7 more months to go!!
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