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Huge solar flare heading for earth

  1. Mar 7, 2012 #1
    http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10790597 [Broken]

    Will it be hitting all around the Earth, or only in particular areas? If any one knows...
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  3. Mar 7, 2012 #2


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    Re: "Huge solar flare heading for earth"

    It's going to miss earth, just glancing off.


    More. http://www.space.com/14818-solar-flare-magnetic-storm-satellites.html
    Last edited: Mar 7, 2012
  4. Mar 7, 2012 #3
    I hope it's done by Friday! I have a flight on Saturday!
  5. Mar 8, 2012 #4


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    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


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