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StevieTNZ Mar7-12 01:59 PM

Huge solar flare heading for earth
 
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology...ectid=10790597

Will it be hitting all around the Earth, or only in particular areas? If any one knows...

Evo Mar7-12 02:09 PM

Re: "Huge solar flare heading for earth"
 
It's going to miss earth, just glancing off.

Quote:

The geomagnetic storm unleashed overnight by the biggest solar flare so far this year will not make a direct hit on Earth, but will strike more of a glancing blow early Thursday, forecasters at the Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder, Colo., said this morning.
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technolo...eate-sky-show/

More. http://www.space.com/14818-solar-fla...atellites.html

Greg Bernhardt Mar7-12 08:39 PM

Re: Huge solar flare heading for earth
 
I hope it's done by Friday! I have a flight on Saturday!

davenn Mar8-12 01:22 AM

Re: Huge solar flare heading for earth
 
Quote:

Quote by Greg Bernhardt (Post 3804057)
I hope it's done by Friday! I have a flight on Saturday!

lol we cant have a screwed up GPS system sending your flight to Antarctica instead of its planned destination huh that just wouldnt be fair !! ;)

I was playing a video from the SOHO www site earlier today, it was a sight to see the blast of charged particles hitting the sensors on the SOHO spacecraft

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/data/realtime/c3/512/


Dave


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