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Biggest solar flare disrupts radio signals on Earth

Post by AVAO » Sat Dec 16, 2023 7:05 pm

Biggest solar flare in years temporarily disrupts radio signals on Earth
Phys.org | 2023 Dez 15

A NASA telescope has captured the biggest solar flare in years, which temporarily knocked out radio communication on Earth.

The sun spit out the huge flare on Thursday, resulting in two hours of radio interference in parts of the U.S. and other sunlit parts of the world. Scientists said it was the biggest flare since 2017.

Multiple pilots reported communication disruptions, with the impact felt across the country, said the government's Space Weather Prediction Center. Scientists are now monitoring this sunspot region and analyzing for a possible outburst of plasma from the sun, also known as a coronal mass ejection, directed at Earth. The eruption occurred in the far northwest section of the sun, according to the center. ...
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Re: Biggest solar flare disrupts radio signals on Earth

Post by AVAO » Sat Dec 16, 2023 7:37 pm

AVAO wrote: Sat Dec 16, 2023 7:05 pm Biggest solar flare in years temporarily disrupts radio signals on Earth
Phys.org | 2023 Dez 15
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