Marching On Together

Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games...

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory monitoring a massive coronal hole more than 700,000 km from the sun's north pole to its equator: Minor G1-class solar storm expected tomorrow

Solar wind flowing from this coronal hole could reach Earth during the late hours of March 8th, sparking auroras around the Arctic Circle on March 8th and 9th. Credit: SDO/AIA

It's the latest of a long, almost constant line of coronal holes which have opened up in our sun's atmosphere this year but none of them has been as big as this one.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory is monitoring a structure, which stretches more than 700,000 km from the sun's north pole to its equator.
According to, this is a "coronal hole"--a region where the sun's magnetic field opens up and allows solar wind to escape.
Gaseous material flowing from this hole is expected to reach our planet during the second half of March 8th, possibly sparking Arctic auroras on March 8th and 9th.
NOAA forecasters estimate a 45% chance of minor G1-class.

It's worth noting, of the 25 major quakes reported this year, 24 of them have occurred during coronal activity on the sun, it's hard to prove a connection between major quakes and coronal holes but in my humble opinion the statistics speak for themselves.
It would be churlish not to expect more large quakes in the coming days, stay tuned.


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