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I need to know where I can get information on current solar activities like flares and the such. I need to know the cycle that it is in currently. Related to cosmic rays.



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Here are a couple of places to get data via anonymous ftp: ftp.uleth.ca Look in the directory /pub/solar (and below) for daily solar activity reports. From a Unix machine you can also get the daily report using the command finger daily@xi.uleth.ca | more For sunspot counts, go to ftp.sunspot.noao.edu Look in the directory /pub/solar I found these sites very readily using the AstroWeb index on Mosaic. I highly recommend Mosaic as a search tool.

RC Winther



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