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Particles of the most recent Solar ejection.

  1. Mar 10, 2012 #1

    Rob D

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    Could someone comment on the particle constituents of the most recent "solar storm". A look at the films of the SOHO observatory show very marked particle trails on the photo-active medium shortly after a large explosion of 1429.

    The print media made mention of two earth observations, one of particles which arrived in 8 minutes (no, I don't believe it either) followed by magnetic waves which arrived somewhat later.

    Astrophysicistsists, know the straight of it?

    Many Thanks,
    Rob
     
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  3. Mar 11, 2012 #2

    Astronuc

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    Which recent event? There have been several, so please specify the date. Sunspot 1429 continues to be active.

    http://www.spaceweather.com/images2...lank.jpg?PHPSESSID=u9n0cknf39bp2vu8crs6vim181
    Sunspot 1432 far left, 1429 and 1430 upper right, and 1428 lower right.

    Catalog of reports - http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ftpmenu/forecasts.html [Broken]
     
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