Thanks Steve, but I think I can predict those "new cycle" spots to
appear in the nearest future :) If you look at the graph, SFI is
growing fast, sunspots number peaks getting wider and higher, it all
looks very promising :)
>> Looks like solar cycle 24 has finally started as SFI has been growing
>> since October 24, see
> While I wish it was true that this was the beginning of cycle 24,
> I'm afraid it is not. The latest sunspot group (978), as well as the
> two other sunspot groups that briefly appeared this week, are "old
> sunspot cycle" sunspots. You can tell this because of their low
> solar latitude. "New sunspot cycle" sunspots will appear at solar
> latitudes greater than 20 North and 20 South.
> for more information.
> Nevertheless, these old sunspot cycle sunspots should be good for
> the 10 meter contest this weekend.
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