Friday, October 23, 2015

The Solar Flare That Wouldn't End

Source - Space Weather News for Oct. 23, 2015:

THE SOLAR FLARE THAT WOULDN'T END:  Typical solar flares are finished in a matter of minutes. On Oct. 22nd, a solar flare in the magnetic canopy of sunspot AR2434 lasted for more than 3 hours. The slow explosion produced a CME, which is expected to deliver a glancing blow to Earth's magnetic field on Oct. 25th. Visit for more information.

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