From today’s Space Weather News email
Space Weather News for Oct. 11, 2008
NEW SUNSPOT: A “new-cycle” sunspot belonging to Solar Cycle 24 is emerging near the sun’s northeastern limb. This is the third time in as many weeks that a new-cycle sunspot has interrupted the year’s remarkable run of blank suns. The accelerating pace of new-cycle sunspot production is an encouraging sign that, while solar activity remains very low, the sunspot cycle is unfolding more or less normally. We are not stuck in a permanent solar minimum. …
AURORA WATCH: Sky watchers from Alaska to Scandinavia should be alert for auroras tonight. …
Visit http://spaceweather.com for images and updates.