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NOAA forecasters say there is 70% chance of polar geomagnetic storms

This is a “coronal hole” (CH)–a region where the sun’s magnetic field opens up and allows solar wind to escape.  Material is flowing from this coronal hole at speeds exceeding 650 km/s (1.5 million mph). 120 more words


A big hole in the sun's atmosphere

At the end of October, a hole in the sun’s atmosphere lashed Earth’s magnetic field with solar wind, sparking moderately-strong geomagnetic storms and almost a full week of Arctic auroras. 52 more words

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Solar Storms and Jupiter's Dancing Lights

By Shelby Traynor

Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/UCL/W.Dunn et al, Optical: NASA/STScI

In case you thought Jupiter couldn’t get any cooler, a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research has laid out evidence that solar storms are causing Jupiter’s auroras (think the Northern Lights, the Southern Lights, or… 434 more words


Space Weather Message Code: ALTEF3
Serial Number: 2336
Issue Time: 2016 Mar 16 1322 UTC

ALERT: Electron 2MeV Integral Flux exceeded 1000pfu
Threshold Reached: 2016 Mar 16 1300 UTC
Station: GOES13

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at

Potential Impacts: Satellite systems may experience significant 
charging resulting in increased risk to satellite systems.

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In polar regions of the world, a dazzling light show often plays out in the night sky. It’s called an “aurora“. Up North, it’s also known as the “ 303 more words


Imperialism and Colonization in Solar Storms

Linda Hogan, author of Solar Storms, offered me as a reader an incredible and tragic insight into the world of Indians whose land and customs became consumed by white people. 773 more words


The Single Most Important Thing You Need To Know About Solar Storms

Source: Ready Nutrition

ReadyNutrition Guys and Gals, we’re going to be covering some basic information on solar storms, as it has been a much-ignored topic as of late.  582 more words