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Jun 10

Two X flares erupt

Reprinted from Space Weather News http://spaceweather.com Breaking a weeks-long spell of quiet, the sun erupted on June 10th, producing not one but two X-class solar flares. The source is a new sunspot just emerging over the sun’s southeastern limb. This active region is not squarely facing our planet.  However, it will become increasingly geoeffective as …

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Mar 30

X-flare creates “magnetic crochet”

Reprinted from Space Weather News for March 30, 2014 http://spaceweather.com X-FLARE:  The magnetic canopy of sunspot AR2017 erupted yesterday, March 29th, producing an impulsive X1-class solar flare.  Ionizing radiation from the flare produced electrical currents in Earth’s upper atmosphere and a ripple in Earth’s magnetic field detected by magnetometers across the dayside of our planet.  …

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