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Sunspot AR2644 erupts on April 1st producing a significant M4-class solar flare: Brief shortwave radio blackout on the Pacific side of Earth

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Sunspot AR2644 erupted on April 1st, producing a significant M4-class solar flare. UV radiation from the flare caused a brief shortwave radio blackout on the Pacific side of Earth. People who...

Blue, purple and green auroras electrify northern sky

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Blue, purple and green! The G2 geomagnetic storm on September 16, 2017, was so powerful that even blue and purple colors appeared ontop of green. The majority of auroral displays are...

Solar filament explodes hurling a CME into space – G1-class geomagnetic storms possible this weekend

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On April 9, 2017, a dark solar filament exploded hurling a powerful CME into space. At first it appeared that the CME would miss Earth, but a new analysis by...

Sunspot AR2673 unleashes the strongest solar flare in more than a decade causing a strong shortwave radio blackout over Europe, Africa and the Atlantic Ocean

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Sunspot AR2673 unleashed a major X9.3-class solar flare. That is the strongest solar flare in more than a decade! X-rays and UV radiation from the blast ionized the top of...

Huge coronal hole faces Earth – G2 geomagnetic storms forecast for May 19 2017

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Check out this huge coronal hole on the sun as it could be a chance to reach geomagnetic storm levels on May 19-20 2017. Indeed, during the last rotation, this...

Two weeks in the life of an active sunspot is pretty awesome

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Spending two weeks with a sunspot is just awesome. This amazing journey with AR26665, a sunspot composed of intense and complex magnetic fields, was filmed by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory...

Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 consecutive days!?!

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Spotless sun sparks bright auroras continuously during 5 days in a row... What? For a whole week, Oct. 9th - 15th, the face of the sun was utterly blank. There...

Gigantic coronal hole opens up on the sun: Geomagnetic storms during peak of Perseid meteor shower on August 12th

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A gigantic coronal hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere just behind sunspot AR2670. And it is turning toward Earth... Weak geomagnetic storms should occur on Earth during the peak...

The sun is blank and a stealth CME approaches Earth – Solar minimum ahead

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Today the sun is blank. There are no sunspots. Meanwhile a stealth CME is heading for Earth now and could unsettle Earth's polar magnetic field on May 10th. A 'STEALTH CME'...

Explosive: Nationwide solar storm emergency preparedness drill during antifa protests on November 4 2017

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The US Department of Defense (DOD) will conduct a “communications interoperability” training exercise November 4-6, simulating the impacts of a massive coronal mass ejection event on the national power...

Power cut or Mass extinction? The next global Earth’s magnetic field reversal will have dramatic consequences for life on Earth

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It may come as a shock to many of us, but the Earth’s magnetic poles are on the move and have been for the century or so of detailed...

CME hits Earth magnetic field producing G3 – strong geomagnetic storms and bright auroras

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A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on May 27th with a day of delay. At first, the seemingly weak impact barely disturbed our planet's magnetic environment. Then the storms began...

Gigantic 700,000 km long magnetic canyon opens up on the sun

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A gigantic magnetic canyon, stretching more than 700,000 km from end to end, has formed on the sun on July 5, 2016. The coronal hole released a gaseous stream of...

Auroras don’t need sunspots: Dynamic swirls of pink erupt in a swirling cauldron of color (video and pictures)

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The sun is blank (no sunspots). Nevertheless, this happened on March 14, 2018: Watch the video again and pay special attention to the moments after 1:30. Those dynamic swirls of...

Giant coronal hole on the sun sparks geomagnetic storm on Earth

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A giant coronal hole in the sun's atmosphere is spewing solar wind toward Earth. Traveling faster than 600 km/s (1.3 million mph), the solar wind stream reached our planet on...

An extreme solar storm in 1967 almost led to a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union

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An extreme space weather event on May 23, 1967 almost led to a nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union. This almost cataclysmic event led the military to...

Solar storm slams Earth after three coronal holes open up on the sun and release high-speed solar winds towards Earth

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You may not realize it, but a solar storm is slamming Earth today after three coronal holes have opened up on the Sun last week, releasing high-speed solar winds...

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