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Space Weather reports possibility of Hyder Flare that will hit the earth

  1. May 20, 2010 #1
    In terms of damage (if any) - What can a Hyder Flare cause?

    http://spaceweather.com/" [Broken]
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  3. May 21, 2010 #2
    Hyde flares may, sometimes, be associated with high energy particle emission, this particles could be harm for orbiting satellites and damage them. This is a problem for companies with satellites.
  4. May 23, 2010 #3
    So in other words, they just act like your typical CME?? Take out a few satellites etc?
  5. May 23, 2010 #4
    I think it's just gone POP - Anyone confirm? Looks a biggy....

    http://stereo-ssc.nascom.nasa.gov/browse/2010/05/23/ahead/cor2/1024/20100523_193924_d7c2A.jpg" [Broken]

    Edit: Give link to image, was too large.
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  6. May 24, 2010 #5
    we will see in a few days, keep in mind from our own perspective of observation we can hardly detect CMEs directly pointed at Earth as clearly as those which go sideways.
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  7. May 24, 2010 #6
    Well there is nothing on Spaceweather or any other news website, which I was expecting as they were discussing the filament only a few days ago. Maybe it wasn't the filament & just a normal CME?
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