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by Maria
Mon 20 November 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Religious, Moral, and Ethical Topics
Topic: Greek Lesbians complain about their prison island
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Greek Lesbians complain about their prison island

ATHENS (Reuters) - Residents on the Greek island of Lesbos went on strike on Monday to protest against European policies they say have turned it into a “prison” for migrants and refugees. ... On Lesbos, violence often breaks out over delays in asylum procedures and poor living standards . “The mess...
by Maria
Mon 20 November 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: World Orthodox, Name-Worshiping, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: How is Sergianism expressed today?
Replies: 3
Views: 29

Re: How is Sergianism expressed today?

I was always under the impression that Sergianism was expressing loyal to the communist government. Though today since Russia isn't communist anymore, how is Sergianism expressed? Sergianism is expressed by honoring the "faithful" Sergianist laity and saints like Matrona, and also honorin...
by Maria
Mon 20 November 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums
Replies: 487
Views: 34762

Re: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums

Comments from the Royal Observatory in Belgium: COMMENT: Over the past 24 hours solar activity has been quiet. No significant flares have been recorded. All Active Regions (AR) have shown low levels of activity. No Earth directed Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) have been detected. The greater than 10M...
by Maria
Mon 20 November 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums
Replies: 487
Views: 34762

Re: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums

Occasionally, I will see a blocked area on the solar disc image from The Sun Now. This is a small patch located in the middle of the Southern Hemisphere. Sometimes the blocked out area takes up one-quarter of the solar disc. What is happening here? Is NASA blocking out sensitive data? I am only gues...
by Maria
Sun 19 November 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums
Replies: 487
Views: 34762

Re: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums

Sunday, November 19, 2017 is spotless according to Belgium's Royal Observatory. This means tentatively that we have had 14 spotless days for the month of November. With 11 more days left in November, we could have even more spotless days. http://www.sidc.be/products/meu COMMENT: Both sunspot groups,...
by Maria
Sun 19 November 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums
Replies: 487
Views: 34762

Re: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums

The Sun Now and the NOAA legacy site posted more than five hours ago show that while AR2687 has significantly decayed to an alpha, active area AR 2688 has now decayed to a plage. As of now, with no visible sunspot dark cores from either AR2687 or AR2688 on the solar disc, Sunday, November 19, could...
by Maria
Sun 19 November 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums
Replies: 487
Views: 34762

Re: As the Sun Turns: Solar Minimums and Maximums

An update from the Royal Observatory at Belgium INFO FROM SIDC - RWC BELGIUM 2017 Nov 18 12:30UTC There are presently 2 numbered sunspot groups on the visible side of the solar disc, Catania sunspot group 63 ( NOAA AR 2687 ) and group 64 ( NOAA AR 2688 ). Solar flaring activity remains to be low wit...

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