Solar Storm

Post on solar storm and active space weather activity

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

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 were no sunspots and no...

Largest magnetic storm in two years may displace satellites from orbit & hamper GPS navigation – Another series of CMEs approaching Earth

The largest magnetic storm in two years, which hit Earth on Tuesday, is no joke, Russian scientists warned, saying that increased solar activity threatens electronics and people’s health. The phenomenon may divert...

Pole shift: NASA researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet’s magnetic field

NASA researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field. And this would have catastrophic consequences for humanity as when the polar shift happens the Earth will have no magnetic field...

Incoming CME: 50% Chance of Polar Geomagnetic Storms on September 17 2014

There is a 50% chance of polar geomagnetic storms on September 17, 2014, as another CME is en route to Earth. The icoming CME was triggered by the eruption of a magnetic filament near the...

Enhanced Solar Activity: 28 Solar Flare Eruptions Within One Week

Since October 23, 2013, there have been 28 solar flares erupting through space in a week (24 M-class and four X-class flares) and U.S. NOAA has issued four radio blackout warnings in two days. Are...

Next Super Doom? Humanity Risks Solar Superstorm Catastrophe

What is the next superdoom? According to scientists, humanity risks solar superstorm catastrophe! OMG, what is that? Scientists predict a solar superstorm every 150 years, meaning we are currently five years overdue! So it could...

C1-class SOLAR FLARE hurls CME with an expansion velocity of more than 600 km/s (1.3 million mph) toward Earth

In time of solar minimum, it is pretty rare to get a solar flare and especially a CME. For example, the sun had no sunspots for the entire month of Feb. 2019....

How did the Fastest Coronal Mass Ejection Ever Recorded by NASA Form?

On July 22, 2012, a massive cloud of solar material erupted off the sun's right side, direction space. It was luckily recorded by one of NASA's twin Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, spacecraft...

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

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 NOAA forecasters suggests that a...

Sun Eruption Noise: Solar Flare Sounds Like Raging Waves On The Beach

Do you know how a solar storm sounds like? This solar eruption sounds like waves crashing on a beach during a thunderstorm. As already introduced in a previous post, a large solar flare erupted from an unexpected...

Giant coronal hole on the sun sparks geomagnetic storm on Earth

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 Sept. 24th and produced awesome...

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

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' APPROACHES When the sun blasts a...

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

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 Earth's atmosphere, causing a strong...

Earth’s Magnetic Reversal May Occur Earlier Than Anyone Anticipated

Earth's magnetic north and south poles have flip-flopped many times in our planet's history. Last time was around 780,000 years ago. Based on new data, Earth's magnetic reversal might happen earlier than anyone anticipated. Geophysicists who study the...

M2-class Solar Explosion Noises Captured On Earth: Sunspot Eruption Creates Radio Bursts

On August 1st, Kevin Palivec of Hawley, Texas recorded radio bursts from the M2-class solar explosion. The mysterious shortwave bursts detected in Texas had been created by a M2-class solar explosion. They were heard at 20.1...

Hidden portals connect the magnetic field of our planet to that of the sun

A portal is an extraordinary opening in space or time that connects travelers to distant realms. A good portal is a shortcut, a guide, a door into the unknown. It turns out that hidden portals do...

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

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 towards Earth. Therefore, residents in...

The first sunrise of 2016 over Mount Fuji is awesome… Happy New Year

The first sunrise of 2016 over Mount Fuji in Japan is just awesome. Happy New Year 2016. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

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

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 of the Perseid meteor shower...

Spectacular solar explosion on June 18 2015 – Resulting CME will miss Earth

On June 18, 2015, a spectacular explosion occurred on the sun. The powerful CME induced will however not reach our Planet. Better this way! The prominence is spectacular, isn't it? This eruption is due to sunspot AR2365 that...

Earth-Directed Solar Storm: Extreme Solar Flare Releases Powerful CME Heading to Earth

It's soon Aurora time on Earth: An extreme solar flare released a powerful CME heading to Earth! Watch this earth-directed solar storm in the video below! Earth magnetic field could be impacted late September 13...

Incoming solar wind to produce geomagnetic storm on March 29 2015 – Aurora alert

Aurora alert! A high-speed solar wind stream is about to create polar geomagnetic storms on Sunday, March 29th. The source of the stream is a coronal hole on the sun: Coronal holes are places in the...

Geomagnetic storm expected on 14-15 February 2016

A small geomagnetic storm is expected during the night of 14/15 February, 2016. This solar storm was produced by a long duration C8.9 flare on February 11, 2016 at 9:03 pm (UTC). The predicted power of the...

Red Aurora Turns the Sky Blood Red Over Kansas – Enhanced Activity Due to Recent Solar Storms

DO WE ALREADY FEEL THE SEPTEMBER 30 2013 SOLAR STORM? At least, some people in Kansas and Minnesota were able to photograph eerie pictures and a make fantastic video of blood red northern lights...

Surprisingly strong G3-class geomagnetic storm creates strong current of electricity moving underground

Earth's magnetic field is quieting, finally, almost 48 hours after a surprisingly strong geomagnetic storm sparked auroras seen from the Arctic Circle to the continental USA. And during the surprisingly strong G3-class geomagnetic storm...

Insane CME in progress on September 30 2015: Earth directed?

An impressive coronal mass ejection (CME) was observed in coronagraph imagery today following a large prominence eruption off the west limb. The widescale plasma cloud does not appear to have an Earth directed component due...

Strongest Solar Flare Within Two Months Recorded on October 9 2013 (VIDEO)

Parallel to the Draconid meteor shower, a M-class solar flare — the strongest flare that's been seen since mid-August — erupted from the sun's surface. This incredible CME was recorded by the Solar Dynamics Observatory satellites...

This northern lights video captured by ISS is just out of this world

This time-lapse video was captured between September 7 and 12, 2015 by the Cupola. Just enjoy this northern lights video... From space If you want some more, watch this amazing video of auroras in Yellowknife. Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

Mini ice age at the edge of space! The chill of solar minimum as our sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age

The sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age. Sunspots have been absent for most of 2018, and the sun’s ultraviolet output has sharply dropped. New research shows that...

Incoming Solar Storm: Dark Magnetic Filament Erupts From The Sun

There is an incoming solar storm with Earth-directed component On July 30, 2014, a dark magnetic filament erupted from the Sun surface! The bright CME caught by cameras of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory was travelling at amazing 700...

CME impacts Earth’s magnetic field triggering severe geomagnetic storm and insane auroras

A CME hit Earth's magnetic field on March 17th at approximately 04:30 UT, arriving earlier than expected. The impact sparked a relatively mild G1-class (Kp=5) geomagnetic storm which has now intensified to G4-class (Kp=8), representing...

G1-Class Geomagnetic Storms Engulf The Arctic Circle – Fantastic Aurora Pictures

Geomagnetic storms are on the go around the Arctic Circle! And specialists estimate there is a 70% chance of continued geomagnetic storming on Feb. 2nd... So if you are North enough, look at the sky...

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

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 solar wind that should reach...

Magnetic unrest in England after arrival of a high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th

In England, magnetic fields at ground level have been shaking back and forth in response to the high-speed solar wind stream on Oct. 11th. Look at the geomagnetic storm in action: The plot shows the change...

First CME observed by NASA’s IRIS: Capturing a massive solar eruption with unprecedent details

A coronal mass ejection, or CME, surged off the side of the sun on May 9, 2014, and NASA's newest solar observatory caught it in extraordinary detail. This was the first CME observed by the...

Northern lights invade the USA as unexpected phenomenon sparks G2-class storm

Space weather forecasters predicted a minor geomagnetic storm on Nov. 7th. But owing to a rare phenomenon, it turned out to be much stronger. As night fell across North America, auroras invaded Canada and a...

Solar Storm: Exploding Filament Creates Canyon Of Fire And CME Directed Towards Earth – Aurora Alert!

Aurora Alert! Solar storm creates CME directed towards Earth! A magnetic filament eruption created a canyon of fire and a coronal mass ejection (CME) which billowed away from the blast site on August 15, 2014. A magnetic filament...

Auroral chorus recorded during massive geomagnetic storm on March 17 2015 as far south as Texas!

Earth is a natural radio. Plasma waves coursing through the magnetosphere produce a symphony of "tweeks," "whistlers" and "sferics." On March 17th, the auroral chorus symphony reached fever pitch and was recorded as far south...

Elongated solar filament explodes and creates canyon of fire and hurling CME (video)

A gigantic solar filament exploded and created a giant canyon of fire on April 4, 2015. The giant filament stretched halfway across the sun and its eruption split the sun's atmosphere, hurling a CME into...

X2-flare creates radio blackout and radio burst over Pacific Ocean

After a period of unexpected calm, the sun is active again! A sunspot unleashed an intense X2-class solar flare on May, 5 2015, shown in the following image by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory: This X2-flare triggered...