Saturday, February 12, 2011

Dodging Plasma Bullets

Source - Space Weather News for Feb. 12, 2011:

DODGING PLASMA BULLETS: Old sunspot complex 1147-1149 is emerging over the sun's eastern limb for a second pass across visible face of the sun--and it is firing 'plasma bullets' into space. So far none of the eruptions has come our way, although this could change as the region turns toward Earth. Today's edition of features a must-see movie from the Solar Dynamics Observatory.

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