Thursday, November 17, 2016
Sunspot Cycle Plunges to Lowest Level in 5 Years
Source - Space Weather News for Nov. 17, 2016: http://spaceweather.com
SUNSPOT CYCLE AT LOWEST LEVEL IN 5 YEARS: Sunspot counts have reached their lowest level in 5 years, a clear sign that Solar Minimum is approaching. Contrary to popular belief, Solar Minimum is neither dull nor uneventful. Instead, space weather changes in interesting ways. Today's edition of Spaceweather.com lists some of the changes we can expect, including one that is happening right now: a measurable increase in atmospheric cosmic rays. Check it out.