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Monster solar flare hites Earth

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This NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory image shows a giant sunspot group on the sun, from where an X-class flare erupted on January 7, 2013. A large coronal mass ejection has reached Earth – days after the Sun sent a massive burst of solar wind and electromagnetic radiation towards our planet. While causing no major geomagnetic storm, it has produced spectacular auroras in northern Europe. The... 

Sun Storms to Cause Radio Blackouts

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Particles from a recent solar storm are expected to induce temporary radio blackouts in some areas and create Northern Lights, or auroras. Following a massive eruption of solar plasma known as a coronal mass ejection (CME) on December 26, experts predict the fast-moving charged particles strike the Earth’s magnetic field on Wednesday, December 28, for about seven hours. Particles from another... 
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