NASA observatory spots flurry of solar flares Sign up HERE for science breakthroughs in health, business and more that matter SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info On Thursday, a major solar flare erupted from the Sun in what was the strongest storm seen in the current weather cycle. This fired off what is known as an X1-class solar flare – the most powerful of its kind – that peaked at 3.30pm on that day, according to reports. It was described as a “significant solar flare,” by officials from NASA, who said it was captured in real-time video by the space agency’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Related articles AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs linked with new side effect Solar storm: NASA warns ‘significant’ flare set to batter Earth Analysis from the Space Weather Prediction Center indicated a coronal mass ejection (CME) departed the Sun at a speed of 973 km/s (2,176,539 mph) and is forecast to arrive at Earth on 30 October, with effects likely continuing… Read full this story
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