Tuesday, August 13, 2019
This video is quite helpful and well worthwhile. We have known for some time that the orbits of Venus, Earth and Jupiter have a natural combined cycle that produces a maxima every 11.07 years which essentially coincides with the observed sunspot cycle.
Recent work proposes that this strengthening tidal effect is able to trigger tipping events in the plasma that then cascades downwards deep into the plasma to produce the sunspot. A little bit like a rogue wave perhaps.
This certainly explains the low volume and generally low frequency. The overall effect is small in comparison to the Sun itself, but the phenomena itself is dangerous to the Earth environment..
We discuss a solar dynamo model of Tayler–Spruit type whose