Friday, March 25, 2016
Coronal Canyon Spews Solar Wind Toward Earth
Source - Space Weather News for March 25, 2016:http://spaceweather.com
HOLE IN THE SUN'S ATMOSPHERE: A canyon-shaped hole in the sun's atmosphere has opened up and it is spewing solar wind toward Earth. Estimated time of arrival: March 27-28. Arctic sky watchers should be alert for a springtime display of auroras. Visit http://spaceweather.com for more information.
NEW RADAR IMAGES OF EARTH-BUZZING COMET: Earlier this week, comet fragment P/2016 BA14 made an unusually-close approach to Earth. Using a radar in the Mojave Desert, NASA researchers pinged the comet as it passed by, revealing an icy nucleus that looks like a brick--or a pear--depending on your point of view. See for yourself on today's edition of http://spaceweather.com