SPACEWEATHER: Earth-facing Sunspot 3311, May 23, 2023

Sunspot 3311


SUBSIDING CHANCE OF FLARES: NOAA forecasters have decreased the odds of an X-class flare from 30% (yesterday) to 20% (today). This is in response to decay in the magnetic field of sunspot AR3311, currently the biggest threat for flares on the solar disk. 20% is still plenty, though, for an X-class explosion. Solar flare alerts: SMS Text.

NAKED-EYE SUNSPOT: Got eclipse glasses? Put them on and look at the sun. Sunspot AR3310 is big enough to see without magnification. South Korean astronomer Bum-Suk Yeom created this infographic. (Above)


“A giant sunspot is crossing the sun’s disk, and I could see it clearly with solar glasses,” says Yeom. “Caution! You must use eclipse glasses or solar filters to protect your eyes.”

In addition, Canadian wildfires are creating a type of natural solar filter for observers in parts of North America. Thick smoke dims the setting sun, revealing sunspots that would normally be lost in the glare. Here are some examples from New JerseyNew YorkPennsylvania and Nebraska.


Times have changed with unlimited options. This was a big hit back in the day. We were EASILY amused and commercial breaks only lasted for 1 minute.
This was someone’s “next best idea.” I’d hate for you to miss it.  In another 66 years, today’s stuff will look just as cool.

13 Serpent/CHICCHAN, Cherokee, Serpent/DO’TSI, Destiny Kin 65
May 23, 2023 (05/23/2023)

13 Serpent/Chicchan (Cherokee, Serpent/DO’TSI)

Descriptions by Ian Xel Lungold, 12 Sun/AHAU,

Galactic Tone 13: Ascension; Thirteen assists us to go to the next higher step, propels us to try something new or to try again. Thirteen energy takes us over the next mountain just to see what is there. Thirteen carries the last success to the newest effort. Thirteen is a number associated with the Ascended Masters, creation, expansion, and manifestation.

Serpent/CHICCHAN: Movement and the creation of time. Sensual and dramatic, this sun sign embodies intense instinctual wisdom and creates a connection from Earth bound, to Heavenly aspirations. By sincere service to others, Serpent opens and expands its heart. Serpent aligns authority and the truth to bring justice that is quick and sure. Serpents are very adaptable, even fluid until trapped in a corner, and then they explode. Serpents, venomous temper poisons itself as well as others by creating resentful, suppressive and even destructive attitudes.

Cherokee, Serpent/DO’TSI: Serpent’s symbol is Constellation Serpens. Serpent people are Sky people who come to earth periodically as Educators. As above-So below, on Earth the Serpent is the roots of the tree of knowledge. Serpent power is vital energy, the moving force, the instinct and desire for creativity, the trigger that sets off the action. It lights the fuse that magnifies and explodes the life force itself. Knowledge, combining science, technology and psychology, plus spirituality are seeded on the planet.

[Text in italics was the primary source of inspiration for my journal. These are the sources that started my journey and they are the reference for interpretation each day. By providing the original text, I hope to offer a way to see what inspired my thoughts and by including all the aspects – allow for something more to inspire you. Mayan descriptions are those written by Ian Lungold. Cherokee descriptions came from multiple sources. Links to sources and other resources of study are offered on the Daykeeper Resources Page. ~Debra]

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