T.W. Fendley is a award-winning fantasy and science fiction author for adults and young adults.

Tag Archive: solar flare

Jan 20

Solar Lullaby: Free Jan. 20-24

Below, see how one Amazon reviewer described my short story, SOLAR LULLABY, which is now a stand-alone Kindle ebook. You can get a FREE  e-copy today through Tuesday on Amazon! ~~Red Alert~~ Dr. Flare Haich works in an underground lab dubbed the Triple S for its unique design. It has been years since the Mayan Event …

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May 06

Solar flare causes radio blackouts

Reprinted from Space Weather News for May 6, 2015 http://spaceweather.com X-FLARE: Emerging sunspot AR2339 unleashed an intense X2-class solar flare on May 5th at approximately 22:11 UT.  Radiation from the flare caused strong radio blackouts on the Pacific side of Earth, interfering with communications at frequencies below ~20 MHz.  The blast also hurled a CME into …

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Dec 20

Solar activity is high

Reprinted from Space Weather News for Dec. 20, 2014 http://spaceweather.com Solar activity is high.  A pair of large sunspots is crossing the center of the solar disk, and both are crackling with flares.  The strongest so far, an X1.8-class flare on Dec. 20th, caused a strong HF radio blackout over the South Pacific and might …

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Oct 19

X1 flare blasts dayside; HF radio blackout

Reprinted from Space Weather News http://spaceweather.com X-FLARE: Solar activity increased sharply on Oct. 19th when huge sunspot AR2192 unleashed an X1-class solar flare.  The blast produced an HF radio blackout on the dayside of Earth and it likely hurled a CME into space. Check http://spaceweather.com for pictures of the flare and more information about possible …

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Sep 10

Strong solar flare affecting communications

Reprinted from Space Weather News for Sept. 10, 201,  http://spaceweather.com X-FLARE:  Active sunspot AR2158 erupted on Sept. 10th, producing a strong X1.6-class solar flare.  Because the sunspot is directly facing Earth, this is a geoeffective event. HF radio blackouts and other communications disturbances have already been observed on the day-lit side of Earth. Stay tuned …

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Mar 31

Solar Lullaby audiobook available!

My audiobook, SOLAR LULLABY, is now available on Amazon/Audible for a special sale price of only $2.76, and coming soon to iTunes! Check out the three-minute sample on Audible. The complete audiobook of this short story is about thirty minutes long. I’m very pleased to introduce you to the narrator, Tiffany Williams. A theatre artist from Plano, Texas, …

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Mar 30

X-flare creates “magnetic crochet”

Reprinted from Space Weather News for March 30, 2014 http://spaceweather.com X-FLARE:  The magnetic canopy of sunspot AR2017 erupted yesterday, March 29th, producing an impulsive X1-class solar flare.  Ionizing radiation from the flare produced electrical currents in Earth’s upper atmosphere and a ripple in Earth’s magnetic field detected by magnetometers across the dayside of our planet.  …

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