A dust storm is raging on Mars, and it is now so huge it is encircling the whole planet.
This rare occurrence comes at a time when Earth is seeing increased geological activity and the red spot on Jupiter is becoming taller and more compact.
The current prediction for Sunspot Cycle 24
By David Hathaway, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center – http://solarscience.msfc.nasa.gov/predict.shtml, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=28557779
The evidence for a link between geology, climate and the alignment of the planets appears to be strengthening.