LUNAR TRANSIT: The Moon is about to pass in front of the sun, producing
an eclipse that can be seen only from space. NASA's Solar Dynamics
Observatory will record the 2.5-hour "lunar transit" beginning at 1331
UTC or 8:31 EST on Thursday, Jan. 30th. Tune into http://spaceweather.com for pictures during the event.
SOLAR FLARES: A large and moderately active sunspot is slowly turning
toward Earth, increasing the chances of geoeffective solar activity this