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[FOX] Monster sunspot threatens to unleash powerful solar flares

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An enormous sunspot group has taken shape on the surface of the sun, hinting that our star may soon start spouting off some powerful storms.

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/05/08/monster-sunspot-threatens-to-unleash-powerful-solar-flares/

I saw that NASA cut the SOHO's feed and looked into why.
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I take everything Fox News says very lightly!!
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wow december 2012 really is coming fast suddenly
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awesome. thanks for that, i love space info.
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(Warning: Never look at the sun directly with telescopes or the unaided eye. Special filters are required for safe solar viewing to avoid serious eye damage.)

The lawlz of the day...thumb.gif
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awesome. thanks for that, i love space info.

I do as well. When a friend of mine sent me a text asking if I knew that NASA cut their SOHO feed because of something that was seen (I thought he was talking about a spacecraft or something) I jumped online and found this.
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post #7 of 33
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(Warning: Never look at the sun directly with telescopes or the unaided eye. Special filters are required for safe solar viewing to avoid serious eye damage.)
The lawlz of the day...thumb.gif

Well if I close my right eye, I can look at the sun directly with my left eye without any damage.
Oh that's right I forgot to mention I'm blind in my left eye..........tongue.gif
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post #8 of 33
We've known this for awhile now. Stupid FOX news, a little late.
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Originally Posted by Cakewalk_S View Post

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(Warning: Never look at the sun directly with telescopes or the unaided eye. Special filters are required for safe solar viewing to avoid serious eye damage.)
The lawlz of the day...thumb.gif

uuhhh whoops then ? i've looked at the sun quite a few times as a kid and on the train i did it twice yesterday
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I think you should avoid using the name Monster in your thread title. The risk of getting sued is just too high.
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