Solar Cycle 24 underway but slowly

The Huntsville Alabama Hamfest last weekend heard from NASA’s Marshall Space Center solar scientist Dr. David Hathaway who presented a talk entitled “The Solar Dynamo Saga: Chapter 11“. (This link is to a PowerPoint presentation from NASA.

Dr. Hathaway’s conclusions: The good news is Solar Cycle 24 is definitely underway and should peak in July-August 2013. The bad news is Cycle 24 he predicts will be the weakest in the last 100 years.


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