This year has kicked itself off with an amazing series of events, both on the ground and in the sky. I want to focus on the sky events!!
On January 2nd there was a double CME released from our sun. Plus fireball activety. Here is information from spaceweather:
Yesterday, Jan. 2nd, two filaments of magnetism in the sun’s southern hemisphere became unstable and erupted. A faint CME hurled into space by the double-blast will probably sail to the south of Earth, missing our planet.
Last night, NASA’s network of all-sky meteor cameras recorded 16 Quadrantid fireballs over the USA.”
For those of you like me, that have no idea what a quadrant fireball is: Quadrantids are also known for their bright fireball meteors. Fireballs are larger explosions of light and color that can persist longer than an average meteor
On the 3rd of January, everyone’s field had large red…
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