solar flare

Solar Flare: Earth to be impacted by massive CME from x-class solar flare

A CME propelled toward Earth by yesterday’s X5-class solar flare is expected to reach our planet on March 8th at 0625 UT (+/- 7 hr). Analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab, who prepared the CME’s forecast track, say the impact could spark a strong-to-severe geomagnetic storm. Sky watchers at all latitudes should be alert …

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Solar Storm: X-Class solar flare with an impressive CME

Departing sunspot 1402 unleashed an X2-class solar flare today, Jan. 27th, at 18:37 UT. Sunspot 1402 is rotatiing onto tthe far side of the sun, so the blast site was not facing Earth. Nevertheless, energetic protons accelerated by the blast are now surrounding our planet, and an intensifying S1-class radiation storm is in progress.

M-Class solar flare and Sunspot 1319’s beta gamma configuration

The Solar Flare reaching M1.6 peaked at 03:25 UTC Thursday morning and was centered off the northwest limb near Sunspot 1318 which is rotating out of direct earth view. Solar activity remains at fairly low levels with only small to mid sized C-Class flares taking place in the past 48 hours.  There will be a chance …

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