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NASA warns of geomagnetic storm after behemoth solar flare

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Posted in Science on 28th Sep, 2011 09:24 PM by APM
NASA today said a strong-to-severe geomagnetic storm is in progress following a massive solar flare and coronal mass ejection (CME).  

 CMEs are a solar phenomenon that can send solar particles into space and affect electronic systems in satellites and on Earth.  Simulations indicate that solar wind plasma has penetrated close to geosynchronous orbit starting at 9am today.

Geosynchronous satellites could therefore be directly exposed to solar wind plasma and magnetic fields. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras after nightfall, NASA stated.

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Your post captures the issue perycetlf! Reply
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Nothing like a good know it all to make you a little crazy. Fingers crossed that she won’t be the therapist. And if she is, fingers crossed that she shapes up. I wonder if Z was just fed up with all the apnnmptieots by today. She’s had a lot this week. So have you.xxF Reply


 

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