Sun Gives off Huge Solar Flare



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One of this solar cycle’s the biggest flares erupted from the sun some ware between 7 and 8 p.m. the night of Tuesday March 6th. It is classified as a X5-class solar flare outing it among the strongest type of flares According to NASA such flares can cause global radio blackouts as well as long radiation storms

The flare is accompanied by a burst of solar wind called a coronal mass ejection that could cause interference in the Earth’s magnetosphere. It is not yet known if the coronal mass ejection aimed at Earth but that is unlikely. It is however expected to come close some time between March 8th and 9th.

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Sun unleashes huge solar flare; possible Earth-bound solar storm

 

 

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