Pair of solar flares create shortwave radio brownouts over South America


Departing active region AR2775 unleashed a pair of C-class solar flares on Oct. 16th.

The strongest (C3.5) propelled a cloud of plasma into space.

solar flare october 16 2020
A solar flare was expelled from the sun on October 16 2020. Picture: SpaceWeather

It will not hit Earth.

UV radiation from the flares briefly ionized the top of Earth’s atmosphere, causing minor shortwave radio brownouts over South America.

brownout map south america after solar flare october 16 2020
Minor brownout over South America after solar flare on October 16, 2020. Picture: SpaceWeather

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