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On Friday, July 14, at 3:24 am PDT, an extreme solar flare erupted for the second time in a matter of weeks. This eruption coincides with the Sun reaching the peak of its 11.08 year cycle of solar activity. This flare is equal to approximately a category four hurricane (five being maximum), and is probably the second largest storm in twenty years.

On the pleasant side, the energetic effects of this flare should cause a strong showing of the Northern Lights. On the down side, satellite communications, shortwave radio and electrical grids could all experience disruption. The longer-term effect will induce changes in the upper level of the atmosphere, potentially skewing weather patterns into more extreme scenarios over the next week.

Also noteworthy would be the effects of the radiation for those undergoing long distance, high altitude flight, such as in commercial airliners. Some European airlines prohibit pregnant flight attendants from flying during these solar maximum conditions.

Given that the human aura comes from the electrical-neural-spiritual system of an individual, the stimulation of the solar storm can affect behavior as well. This occurs because of the natural response of the body’s energy to all the stimulation in the airwaves. Because of our knowledge of this solar eruption, we can step back, take an extra few breaths and allow for any challenging or confronting situations to cool somewhat. This way we can avoid our own ego-based solar flares (the Sun equates to primal ego in astrology).

Consider this your SPF protection warning. The energy of the Sun offers more stimulation than you might need. Therefore, remember to invoke your personal spirit protection filters. Then enjoy the display of lights in the sky.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Philip Sedgwick began his study of astrology in 1969. He is the author of Astrology of Deep Space, Astrology of Transcendence, The Sun at the Center: A Primer of Heliocentric Astrology, The Galactic Ephemeris (a compilation of over 8,300 points in deep space).

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For more information about Philip Sedgwick, click here.

Other StarIQ articles by Philip Sedgwick:

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  • Quaoar   10/11/2002
  • Carly Fiorina: Hewlett Packard's Head Profit   11/22/2000
  • The Boy Scouts: On Our Honor   11/8/2000
  • Hugh Hefner Kisses and Tells   11/3/2000
  • Rumble Under New York   10/24/2000
  • Bias in the Bureau of Indian Affairs   10/10/2000
  • The Wild, Wild Cards   10/5/2000
  • Ralph Nader: Green for the Red, White and Blue   9/14/2000
  • The FAA: Stormy Skies   9/6/2000
  • Whew, That Was Close!   9/1/2000
  • The West is Burning   8/27/2000
  • Air Rage   8/23/2000
  • Martin Luther: Ecumenical Evolution   8/13/2000
  • David Wells: Tapping the Wells   8/8/2000
  • Are You Ready for Some Football, Dennis Miller?   8/1/2000
  • Andres Galarraga: The Big Cat is Back   7/25/2000
  • Pitcher Perfect: The Big Unit   7/18/2000
  • All Stars Rising   7/11/2000
  • Staying Strong   7/4/2000
  • Investing in Bonds (Long Term)   6/27/2000
  • Sara the Tiger Trainer   6/24/2000
  • Nipped by the Bud   6/20/2000
  • Fathers and Sons   6/13/2000
  • Junior   6/6/2000
  • The Bronx Enigma: Derek Jeter   5/30/2000
  • Big Mac   5/23/2000
  • Bypass for the Express   5/16/2000
  • Ila Borders   5/9/2000
  • Swinging Sammy Sosa!   5/2/2000
  • Ripken Can Still Rip   4/25/2000
  • Neon Deion Flickers   4/11/2000
  • Baseball Gets Oriented   4/4/2000
  • A Rose is a Rose   3/28/2000
  • Tony Gwynn: Steady at the Plate   3/21/2000
  • Buz Myers   3/16/2000
  • Strawberry's in a Jam   3/14/2000
  • Off His John Rocker   2/29/2000

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