The great filament

From Spaceweather.com with apologies to Linus and Charles Schulz The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is tracking an enormous magnetic filament on the sun. It stretches more than one million kilometers from end to end, which makes it an easy target for backyard solar telescopes. For the seventh day in a row, an enormous magnetic…

WMO: “. . . we cannot at this time conclusively identify anthropogenic signals in past tropical cyclone data.”

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) issued a stunning statement in a  recent report. Roger Pielke Jr. has the details on his blog. Just to remind folks that we’ve been saying much the same thing for months on WUWT: Global Warming = more hurricanes | Still not happening Above: Global hurricane frequency versus global ocean temperatures –…

New All-in-one Space Weather Tool from NASA

The press release doesn’t contain any pictures, and really doesn’t do this new web tool justice, so I’ve added some screencaps. In a nutshell, the new iSWA site lets you arrange graphical packages of solar images and plots oncsreen for simultaneous evaluation. Stuff that had been scattered over several solar related websites is now in…