Coronal mass ejection (CME) to hit Earth as 200,000 km filament erupts a million mph solar energy burst.

    0
    514


    As our sun slips quietly into a “Solar Minimum” and sunspot activity has almost completely stopped recently, the last X-Class flare came on the 5th of May, 2015, a year and a half ago; our sun is still unstable and is still erupting solar energy toward the Earth.
    The latest eruption promises a fantastic geomagnetic storm and auroras on above Earth on November the 8th.

    Spaceweather.com reports ‘CANYON OF FIRE’ OPENS, SPITS A CME TOWARD EARTH: Yesterday, Nov. 5th, a filament of magnetism in the sun’s northern hemisphere became unstable and erupted.
    The blast split the sun’s atmosphere, hurling a CME into space and creating a “canyon of fire,” shown here in a movie recorded by the Solar Dynamics Observatory:
    The glowing walls of the canyon trace the original channel where the filament was suspended by magnetic forces above the sun’s surface.
    From end to end, the structure stretches more than 200,000 km–a real Grand Canyon.

    Fragments of the exploding filament formed the core of a CME that raced away from the sun faster than a million mph.

    NOAA analysts have modelled the trajectory of the CME and concluded that it will probably strike Earth’s magnetic field on Nov. 8th.
    The impact will spark G1-class geomagnetic storms and auroras at high latitudes.

    Home page

    Related


    A huge sunspot, bigger than the Earth is turning to face us: Sunspot AR2585 is large but (so far) quiet
    A monster coronal hole is facing Earth: Coronal holes thought to cause large quakes…Stay tuned

    Our Sun eats a comet for breakfast!

    Missile test, space junk or a meteor? Blazing spectacle spotted over Nevada, Utah and California

    Our Sun releases it’s strongest solar flare since September 2015: M-class 7.6

    It could be a catastrophe! China’s first space station, Tiangong-1, appears to be out of control

    Expect large quakes in the coming days: A very large Coronal hole is now facing the Earth

    Meteorite smashes through house roof in Province of Phitsanulok Thailand: Rocks recovered



    Source link

    Facebook Comments

    Loading...

    LEAVE A REPLY

    nineteen − 2 =