The solar flare eruption took place on the southeastern limb of the Sun, as per NASA. A CME might have been released that can trigger a solar storm on Earth in the coming days. (NASA SDO) Space 

NASA reveals massive M5-class solar flare on Sun causing blackouts on Earth, warns of impending solar storm

Today, December 9, the Earth once again takes center stage in the ongoing solar activity on the Sun, following yesterday’s focus on Mars. Recent data from NASA reveals that just four hours ago, a significant solar flare eruption occurred on Sunspot AR3511. This eruption, measuring M5.49, marks the most intense flare witnessed in the past three months. As a result, a short-wave radio blackout was experienced on Earth. Additionally, there is a possibility that the flare also released a coronal mass ejection (CME) cloud aimed at our planet. If this…

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Know all about the Earth-directed solar activity in the last 24 hours which includes a solar flare eruption and a CME release, NASA shares the data. Will another solar storm hit? Check details. (NASA) Space 

NASA Reports Increase in Solar Storm Troubles Due to Solar Flare Eruptions and Coronal Mass Ejections

The Sun has been displaying continuous solar activity for the past three days, with no signs of slowing down. Following a minor solar storm on Monday and three separate solar flare eruptions on Tuesday, the last 24 hours have also been filled with similar activity. Yesterday, December 6, a stronger solar flare erupted, surpassing any seen earlier in the week. Additionally, data from NASA suggests that a separate ‘sigmoid eruption’ may have propelled a coronal mass ejection (CME) towards Earth. This CME has the potential to trigger a solar storm…

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Three separate solar flare eruptions have occurred in the last 24 hours, sending extreme ultraviolet radiation to the Earth and causing short-wave radio blackouts. (Pixabay) Space 

NOAA Reports Radio Blackouts on Earth Caused by Multiple M-class Solar Flares on the Sun

On December 5, a minor solar storm occurred, causing auroras in the arctic circles. Although it was not significant, the Sun has been consistently active as it approaches the peak of its solar cycle. Within the past day, the Sun has experienced three separate M-class solar flares, emitting extreme ultraviolet radiation. This radiation has led to short-wave radio blackouts on Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It remains uncertain whether any of these eruptions have produced coronal mass ejections aimed at our planet, which could potentially result…

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Know all about the intense solar storm activity that triggered on the Earth after another CME strike. NASA reveals more might be coming. (Pixabay) Space 

Solar Storms Sizzle Earth: NASA Predicts More to Come!

Yesterday, December 1, it was announced that the solar activity on Earth has increased. A second coronal mass ejection (CME) was reported to be approaching the Earth, potentially intensifying the ongoing solar storm. As predicted, the second CME hit a few hours ago, causing a highly potent G3-class solar storm. This storm led to the appearance of exceptionally vibrant aurora displays worldwide. Although the storm is gradually calming down, a NASA model indicates that additional CMEs are on their way to Earth and could reach our magnetosphere before the day…

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NOAA has revealed that a CME struck the Earth a few hours ago and triggered a solar storm. Know all about it. (Pixabay) Space 

Solar Storm Alert: CME Hits Earth, NOAA Warns of Further Disruption!

The Sun’s solar activity is increasing as it approaches the peak of its solar cycle, as previously predicted. However, we are now witnessing the beginning of this activity. Last month, there were numerous solar storms and radio blackouts caused by solar flares. Presently, the situation is deteriorating. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has reported that a coronal mass ejection (CME) recently impacted the Earth, resulting in a minor solar storm. Although not highly dangerous, the situation is expected to worsen. The NOAA has also disclosed that another CME…

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Know all about the solar storm that is possible on November 30, as per NASA. The CME is expected to spark an aurora light show at high altitudes. (Pixabay) News 

Auroras on the Horizon! Solar Storm Sparks Spectacular Light Show on November 30th!

A solar storm caused by a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit the Earth on Sunday, resulting in a 15-hour-long event of G2-class intensity. Despite the presence of moonlight, the impact was so powerful that auroras were visible throughout most of Europe. As the Earth is still recuperating from this event, NASA models have identified another CME heading towards the southern hemisphere. This new storm is predicted to reach the Earth by November 30 and, although it is expected to be minor, early reports suggest that it will still generate auroras…

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The solar storm caused by the incoming CME can spark auroras, impact small satellites, and trigger blackouts. (NASA) Space 

Aurora Alert! Sun Unleashes Solar Storm on Nov 25 – NASA

Solar activity has experienced a significant surge since the previous week, with space agencies and researchers observing frequent solar flare eruptions, an increase in sunspots, and the occurrence of coronal mass ejections (CMEs). Although not all of this solar activity is directed towards Earth, some of it has impacted our planet. Over the past 24 hours, two instances of short-wave radio disruptions have been caused by M-class solar flare eruptions. Additionally, NASA has disclosed that a CME is currently on its way towards Earth, with predictions indicating a potential impact…

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Solar storm possibility increases after NASA detects an M-class solar flare erupting on the Sun. (NASA) Space 

Sun Erupts with M-Class Solar Flare: Blackouts on Earth, Solar Storm Looming!

Yesterday, a massive sunspot measuring 200,000 kilometers and containing up to 12 dark cores was observed on the Sun. According to the NASA Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO), there was a significant risk of it erupting, which indeed occurred just an hour ago. The eruption resulted in an M-class solar flare, emitting intense ultraviolet radiation that caused a temporary disruption in short-wave radio communication on Earth. Although NASA has not yet confirmed the occurrence of any coronal mass ejection (CME) directed towards Earth, this information is expected to be disclosed within…

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Solar winds are the plasma-like solar particles and magnetic fields that can spark solar storms, trigger forest fires, impact spacecraft, and more. (NOAA) News 

Unleash the Fury: Discover the Dangers of Solar Winds!

Solar winds have played a role in the recent string of solar storms that have impacted Earth in recent weeks. These winds have either initiated solar storm events or intensified existing ones. Despite being overshadowed by solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CME), the potential for solar winds to cause harm should not be underestimated. According to NASA officials and research papers, these winds have the ability to not only initiate solar storms but also ignite forest fires and harm spacecraft, posing a potential threat to the lives of astronauts.…

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Know all about the solar storm that is expected to hit the Earth tomorrow, November 12. NASA reveals the danger. (NASA) Space 

NASA Model Predicts Solar Storms and Auroras: Earth Braces for Direct CME Hit!

Yesterday, the NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) detected a coronal mass ejection (CME) that seemed to be heading towards Earth. Initial analysis suggested that it might reach Earth on the evening of November 11, but it was uncertain whether it would directly hit or just graze our planet. Today, NASA used its prediction model to analyze the data, providing us with a more precise forecast. The CME is now projected to strike Earth on November 12, and it is anticipated to be a direct impact with an intensity of…

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Know all about the solar storm that is expected to strike the Earth in the late hours of November 11. Find out the possible consequences. (NASA) Space 

Auroras and Radio Blackouts: Solar Storm Headed for Earth Tomorrow, Courtesy of NASA SOHO!

Despite only having six Earth-facing active sunspots, the solar activity in the past two weeks has been more intense than several months combined this year. This recent solar storm is the second most powerful one since March, when two G3-class storms occurred in the same month. Unfortunately, there is no indication that this activity will cease anytime soon. The NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has observed a halo-shaped coronal mass ejection (CME) heading towards Earth. According to the data, it is expected to hit tomorrow, November 11, during the…

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Know all about KMI, the space tech startup, which is working to remove space debris. (KMI) Space 

Space Junk Pays Off: Company Lands $5 Million Contract!

The accumulation of space debris in low Earth orbits is posing a growing threat, with defunct human-made objects such as satellites, rocket fragments, and other waste cluttering the Earth’s orbit. This space junk has become a major obstacle for space agencies and organizations seeking to launch spacecraft and place vital satellites in these orbits. However, while some see this as a problem, others view it as an opportunity. Kall Morris Inc. (KMI), a space tech startup, is actively working to address this issue by removing space debris. Recently, the company…

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Know how this recent solar storm sparked an incredibly rare aurora show beyond the equator. (Pixabay) News 

Witness the Unprecedented: Powerful Solar Storm Sparks Rare Auroras in Peru!

Solar storms are typically known to hit the Earth’s polar region, as a result of our planet’s magnetic field lines. This is why we mainly observe auroras in high latitude areas, where the atmosphere contains a large number of charged particles that ionize oxygen and nitrogen, producing vibrant colors. As these charged particles move towards lower latitudes, they disperse and auroras become less visible. Nevertheless, the recent solar storm that occurred on the night of November 5 and early morning of November 6 could potentially be a groundbreaking event, as…

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Know all about the solar storm that is expected to hit the Earth soon. (Pixabay) Space 

Solar Storm Alert: NASA Warns of Powerful Winds Sparking Danger Today and Tomorrow!

The ongoing solar storm troubles for Earth show no signs of abating. In the span of a week, two storms, classified as G3 and G1, have already occurred, and there is a chance that another one may occur soon. However, unlike the previous incidents, this upcoming storm will not be caused by coronal mass ejections (CMEs). Instead, it is believed that fast-moving solar winds will be responsible. On October 28, a similar storm occurred due to a crack in Earth’s magnetic fields, but this time, that is not the case.…

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NASA has given a small piece of the asteroid Bennu sample to the Smithsonian museum. (AFP) Space 

Unveiling the Wonders of Space: NASA’s Bennu Sample on Display at Smithsonian Museum

In September, NASA achieved a significant milestone as the OSIRIS-REx mission concluded triumphantly. The spacecraft successfully journeyed an astounding 6.2 billion kilometers to rendezvous with an asteroid called Bennu in the depths of space. It diligently gathered samples, which were subsequently transported back to Earth. These unprecedented samples hold the potential to provide insights into the origins of our planet, the existence of life, and the solar system as a whole. As a testament to this momentous achievement, a small portion of this sample has been proudly displayed at the…

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Know all about the solar storm that struck the Earth yesterday. (Pixabay) News 

Feel the Force of Nature: Solar Storms Heading Our Way!

According to a recent forecast, three coronal mass ejections had a chance of hitting the Earth this week. The forecast provided different probabilities based on various factors that could affect the strength of the resulting solar storm. However, it happened that the conditions aligned in an unusual way, leading to the most severe solar event possible, a G3-class storm, occurring on November 6. Although much of the storm has calmed down, it appears that it will continue for some time. Currently, a stream of solar winds is heading towards Earth,…

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Know all about the solar storm expected to hit the Earth today, November 4. (NASA) Space 

Solar Storms Expected to Impact Earth Today – Get the Latest Information

According to this week’s solar storm predictions, today, November 4, is expected to be the most severely impacted by solar activities. The accuracy of this forecast is likely to be confirmed as three separate coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are currently on their way towards Earth. Although the first two CMEs are slightly off-course, they are still projected to have a glancing impact on our planet. However, if these two CMEs merge to form a cannibal CME, the situation could rapidly change. The third CME poses the highest risk as it…

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Know the solar activities that are troubling the Earth. (Pixabay) Space 

Exploring the Impact of Space Weather on Earth in the Last Day

In the past day, Earth has experienced a tumultuous period due to the Sun approaching the highest point of its solar cycle. On November 2, two M-class solar flares occurred on the side of the Sun facing Earth. These flares emitted intense ultraviolet radiation towards our planet, causing temporary disruptions in short-wave radio communication. The impact of these disruptions was observed in both the American and African continents. Furthermore, it has been confirmed that two distinct coronal mass ejections (CME) will hit Earth tomorrow, November 4, potentially leading to a…

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Know all about the solar storm that may hit the Earth on November 4. (NASA) Space 

NASA Discovers Solar Storm Rushing Out of ‘Canyon of Fire’; Could Impact Earth on November 4

Fortunately, there were no solar storm incidents on Halloween, unlike the memorable event in 2003 when NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory had to temporarily lower its altitude and Sweden experienced a one-hour power outage. However, the Earth is not yet out of danger. A recent magnetic filament eruption in the Sun’s ‘canyon of fire’ region led to the release of a new coronal mass ejection (CME). Initially, NASA detected it but predicted that it might not impact our planet. However, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) now forecasts that…

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Know all about the solar storm that struck the Earth on October 30. (Pixabay) Space 

NASA Reports on Solar Winds Colliding with Earth in Fast-Moving Storm

The initial prediction on October 28 warned of an approaching solar storm that would hit the Earth in a few days. As anticipated, the event occurred on October 30, but surprisingly, it did not involve a coronal mass ejection (CME). Instead, a significant opening appeared on the Sun, releasing a continuous flow of solar winds. These swift solar winds reached our planet yesterday, causing a G1-class solar storm. Images from the NASA Solar Dynamic Observatory displayed the hole responsible for the escape of solar winds. According to a SpaceWeather report,…

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