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  • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: Severe G4-Class (Kp=8) Storm (March 18th, 2015).

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    ST. PATRICK'S DAY GEOMAGNETIC STORM: The strongest geomagnetic storm of the current solar cycle is underway now. Sky watchers in Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland, Canada and all upper-tier US States should be alert for auroras after nightfall. As St. Patrick's Day came to an end in Maine, Northern Lights were visible even before the sky faded to black. The ongoing storm was sparked by the arrival of a CME during the early hours of March 17th (04:30 UT). The impact of the cloud rattled Earth's magnetic field, and in a matter of hours a severe G4-class (Kp=8) storm was underway. Skies turned shamrock-green over many US states including Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana, the Dakotas and Washington. Show less
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    • FILAMENT ERUPTIONS/EDCMEs: May 13th, 2019. - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

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      FILAMENT ERUPTIONS/EDCMEs: May 13th, 2019: GEOMAGNETIC STORM PREDICTED: Another CME is coming. Estimated time of arrival: May 15th. The solar storm cloud was hurled in our direction by a double exp...
    • BIG SUNSPOT ANNOUNCING ITS RETURN: May 4th, 2019. - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

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      For the past two weeks, big sunspot AR2738 has been transiting the farside of the sun. A popping hot spot on the sun's eastern limb today may herald its return. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory ca...
    • FAR-SIDE EXPLOSION HALO CME: April 30th, 2019. - Duration: 83 seconds.

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      FAR-SIDE EXPLOSION HALO CME: April 30th, 2019.
    • EARTH-DIRECTED SOLAR FLARE/CME: (AR2736) March 20th, 2019. - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

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      GEOMAGNETIC STORM WARNING: NOAA forecasters say that moderate G2-class geomagnetic stors are possible on March 23rd when a coronal mass ejection (CME) is expected to hit Earth's magnetic field. The...
    • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: AR2734 Exsplodes/B6.2 Flare. 03-11-19. - Duration: 4 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 months ago
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      ANOTHER EXPLOSION IN SUNSPOT AR2734: For such a small sunspot, AR2734 is surprisingly active. On March 10th, the sunspot's magnetic field became unstable and erupted for the second time in as many ...
    • Solar Flare/Earth Directed CME: AR2734 (03-08-19). - Duration: 2 minutes, 17 seconds.

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      This morning, March 8th at 0319 UT, the magnetic field of sunspot AR2734 became unstable and exploded. The result was a C1-class solar flare aimed directly at Earth. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observato...
    • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: Earth Directed CME. December 2nd, 2018 - Duration: 82 seconds.

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      SUN HURLS A CME TOWARD EARTH: On Nov. 30th, a filament of magnetism in the sun's southern hemisphere erupted, hurling a CME into space. NOAA analysts say the expanding cloud has an Earth-directed c...
    • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: Sun Diving Comet Nov 25th, 2018. - Duration: 102 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
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      COMET PLUNGES INTO THE SUN: Subtract one from the Solar System's total count of comets. Yesterday a small unnamed comet dove into the sun and evaporated. Coronagrapbhs on board the Solar and Helios...
    • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: G2-GEOMAGNETIC STORM/Nov 5th, 2018. - Duration: 4 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
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      CHANCE OF STORMS TODAY: NOAA forecasters say there is a 60% chance of G1- to G2-class geomagnetic storms today, Nov. 5th, as Earth moves into a stream of high-speed solar wind. The gaseous material...
    • SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: C1.5-Class Flare/CME: (AR2699) Feb. 12th, 2018. - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

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      SOLAR ACTIVITY UPDATE: C1.5-Class Flare/Earth Directed CME: (AR2699) Feb. 12th, 2018.
    • A RED ROADSTER IN SPACE: Feb. 6th, 2018. - Duration: 3 minutes, 9 seconds.

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      A RED ROADSTER IN SPACE: Earlier today, SpaceX successfully launched the world's most powerful rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. The Falcon Heavy roared into the blue Florida sky carrying a che...
    • SOLAR FLARE AND CME: January 22nd, 2018. - Duration: 88 seconds.

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      SOLAR FLARE AND CME: Magnetic fields threading the remains of decaying sunspot AR2696 erupted on Jan. 22nd at approximately 0300 UT: movie. The explosion produced a minor B9-class solar flare and h...
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