Direct Hit From A Solar Flare
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Big solar flare was observed to be heading toward earth. Trajectory is going to be a direct hit. So, there may be low-level geomagnetic disruption any time between Monday, October 11, 2021 to Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Spaceweather.com reported that a “halo” corona mass ejection (CME) has been spotted. CMEs heading directly for earth seem to form a 360-degree halo around the sun. CMEs heading directly away from earth can from a halo too. So far this year, dozens of CMEs have missed earth (many of them were near misses), provoking no more than minor geomagnetic unrest as they passed by.
With the help from NASA, NASA’s SDO, and editing from sunisthefuture-Susan Sun Nunamaker, let’s try to better understand the Sun and its CMEs in the video published on March 1, 2013, “Sun & Its CMEs (Coronal Mass Ejections)“, below:
In the video published on July 10, 2021, “How Dangerous are Solar Storms?” below:
But a solar superstorm may potentially cause large-scale internet outages covering the entire globe and lasting several months. Major solar storms have occurred in the past well before the advent of the internet, satellite technology and high-speed communications. The biggest recorded solar storm, the Carrington Event, occurred in September of 1859.
In the video published on March 30, 2021, “The Carrington Event | A Short Documentary | Fascinating Horror“, below:
In the video published on July 18, 2020, “How Prepared Are We For A Carrington Level Solar Storm?“, below:
In the video published on Oct. 11, 2021, “Power outage warning: ‘Big solar flare heading to Earth’ – time of ‘direct hit’ predicted“, below:
An enormous solar flare is expected to hit Earth between Oct. 11-Oct.12, 2021, potentially affecting power grids and generating an aurora in northern latitudes. The coronal mass ejection originates from the Sun, causing a huge burst of electrically conducting plasma. An alert published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) informed us that we should expect weak power grid fluctuations and satellite orientation irregularities which could increase the drag on craft in low Earth orbit. The agency rates the storm as G2, which means it is moderately strong, in the video published on Oct. 12, 2021, “Massive Solar Storm Hits Earth to Disrupt“, below:
In the video published on Oct. 11, 2021, “Massive Solar Flare to Hit Earth Today, May Cause Weak Power Grid Fluctuations“, below”
In the video published on Oct. 11, 2021, “Solar Prominence Eruption and CME – Solar Storm Warning Oct. 11-12, 2021“, below:
This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University, in the video published on Oct. 11, 2021, “Direct Hit from an Incoming Solar Storm | Space Weather News 10.11.2021“, below:
Solar storms can hit close to home—and have the potential to affect our power grid and cause widespread blackouts, in the video published on June 24, 2021, “How Solar Storms Could Knock Out Our Power Grid“, below:
Gathered, written, and posted by Windermere Sun-Susan Sun Nunamaker More about the community at www.WindermereSun.com
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