Two M-Class Solar Flares Unleashed Today
- View SourceTwo M-Class Flares Unleashed Today...08/19/03
by Mitch Battros (ECTV)
The Sun shows no signs of letting up. Sunspot region 431 is just about to
rotate behind the Sun. It was this region which produced today's solar
flares. I will go on record as of this writing, suggesting the likelihood of
an X-Class flare erupted from this very region yesterday August 18th 2003.
Here is a photo of yesterday's Kp index. It was so powerful it was almost
off the chart: Kp Index: http://www.earthchangestv.net/kp_index_8-18-03.gif
The Kp index is an instrument designed to measure solar particle radiation
by its magnetic effects. Geomagnetic disturbances can be monitored by
ground-based magnetic observatories recording the three magnetic field
components. The global Kp index is obtained as the mean value of the
disturbance levels in the two horizontal field components, observed at 13
selected, subauroral stations . The name Kp originates from "planetarische
Kennziffer" ( = planetary index).
The following definition of K variations has been given by Siebert (1971):
K variations are all irregular disturbances of the geomagnetic field caused
by solar particle radiation within the 3-h interval concerned. Geomagnetic
activity is the occurrence of K variations.
In other words, when a solar flare or CME hits the Earth's magnetic field,
it registers on ground based magnetic instruments. The higher the Kp index,
the higher, or more powerful, the solar flare or CME. You can read more
about this incredible phenomena in my book 'Solar Rain' in chapter 11 titled
"As 'Within', So as 'Without': The Zen of Geomagnetic Storms".
Now we have sunspot region 436 rotating into position from the eastern limb.
It looks as though this region will be larger than 431. I would suggest
sunspot region 436 is likely to produce high geomagnetic activity including
possible X-Class flares. Watch for continued "record breaking" weather to
occur. Perhaps, I should now add...possible blackouts to continue. No
perhaps not, I am sure our government is right on top of things for such an
event to never happen again. (see equation)
Sunspots => Solar Flares => Magnetic Shift => Shifting Ocean and Jet Stream
Currents => Extreme Weather
and Human Disruption (mitch battros)
Reports have come in stating parts of Italy and Russia (Georgia) experienced
blackouts around the same period.
Power black-out in Georgia
By News Interactive August 18, 2003
ALL of Georgia was without power today, and officials in the impoverished
former Soviet republic were struggling to determine
the cause of the blackout. Electricity went off at 7 am in the entire
country of 4.4 million people. Periodic blackouts are common here, but it
was unusual for the whole country to be affected at once.
``We are trying to figure out what's happening,'' said Medeya Kakhadze, an
aide to Fuel and Energy Minister Mamuka
Nikolaishvili. ``We know only that an emergency shutdown occurred.''
Folks, all I can say at this time is "Something just doesn't feel right". I
suppose as always, time will tell.
The following is an article that has disturbed me so deeply, that if true, I
confess even I, would not have fathomed bubba bush to have participated in
such evil. This article is not for the sensitive, some things are better off
not read'. Sure, I may be getting sucked into propaganda, but then again it
has already been done by my own government. I was led to believe Iraq
somehow has something to do with 9-11. It does not. I was told Saddam
Hussein has WMD Weapons of Mass Destruction. They do not. So what I am left
with is actually believing there is a possibility this article is true.
Are American Troops Killed in Iraq Being Hidden?
The brother of Reuters cameraman Mazen Dana said he was deliberately
murdered for discovering mass graves of U.S. troops killed in Iraqi
resistance attacks. "The U.S. troops killed my brother in cold blood," Nazmi
Dana told IslamOnline.net in
exclusive statements. "The U.S. occupation troops shot dead my brother on
purpose, although he was wearing his press badge, which was also emblazoned
on the car he was driving," he said.
On Sunday, August 17, U.S. troops shot dead the award-winning Reuters
cameraman while he was filming near the U.S.-run Abu Gharib prison in
Baghdad. His last pictures show a U.S. tank driving toward him outside the
prison walls, several shots rang out from the tank and the camera falls to
"Mazen told me by phone a few days before his death that he discovered a
mass grave dug by U.S. troops to conceal the bodies of their fellow comrades
killed in Iraqi resistance attacks," Nazmi said. "He also told me that he
found U.S. troops covered in plastic bags in remote desert areas and he
filmed them for a TV program."
Earth Changes TV 'Radio Hour'
Tuesday August 19th: Ian Lungold - Ian has spent many years studying the
Maya culture, and is one of the few who can
truly read and assess the Mayan Calendar. Website:
Thursday August 21st: Dr. Louis Turi - Author of "Moon Power Starguide"
Ceator of something called 'Divine Astrology'
Tuesday August 26th Dr. Buryl Payne - Author of "The Body Magnetic"
Thought For The Day
"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills
to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the
glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come.
But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities,
and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended."
- Nelson Mandela
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