The National Institute for Astronomical Research, headed by Dr. Gad El-Qady, denied what is being circulated on social media pages regarding the planet Earth’s exposure to three dark days at the end of next December, as a result of a solar storm.
“The Seventh Day” publishes the reality of the darkening of the Earth in simplified points, as the following revealed by the National Institute for Astronomical Research:
1- Social media pages circulated about rumors that the planet will be exposed to three dark days at the end of next December.
2- Myths brought back the darkness of the earth as a result of a solar storm.
3- The Astronomy Institute confirmed that it is not correct for the planet to experience dark days as a result of a solar storm.
4- The Astronomy Institute also confirmed that no abnormal phenomena related to this matter or anything else have been detected so far.
5 – Such news is often repeated in conjunction with the approaching end of the year and the beginning of a new year.
6- Solar storms have nothing to do with the darkening of the planet, because they are natural cosmic phenomena that do not have a serious impact on the planet.
7- The institute in coordination with many observatories, the sun is constantly monitored and it gives forecasts of solar activity.
8- The Institute, through the magnetic observatories it runs in (Fayoum and Abu Simbel), monitors and measures the Earth’s magnetic field around the clock, as well as monitors any abnormal phenomena, including solar storms.
9- Solar activity reached its peak in 2013, and the planet Earth witnessed the phenomenon of auroras.
10- Scientifically, we are currently following the 25th solar cycle, which began during the past year, which is witnessing a relative calm that gradually increases with the age of the solar cycle, which averages eleven years.