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Space Weather Prediction Center Says Solar Phenomena May ... - ARRL

Fri, 2017-09-08 22:06

Space Weather Prediction Center Says Solar Phenomena May ...
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The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) said today that G4 (Severe) geomagnetic storm levels were observed at 2350 UTC on September 7 and again at ...

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Space Weather Prediction Center Says Solar Phenomena May Continue - ARRL

Fri, 2017-09-08 22:06

Space Weather Prediction Center Says Solar Phenomena May Continue
ARRL
The Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) said today that G4 (Severe) geomagnetic storm levels were observed at 2350 UTC on September 7 and again at 0151 UTC and 1304 UTC on September 8, due to the effects of a coronal mass ejection (CME).

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Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth - My Fox Boston

Fri, 2017-09-08 20:52

Space.com

Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth
My Fox Boston
BOSTON - If you still have your solar viewing glasses from the eclipse, now is a good time to slap them on and look up at the sun. You'll see two big dark areas visible on our star. These massive sunspots are regions of intense and complicated magnetic ...
Largest Flare of Past 9 Years Erupts from SunEos
Solar Flares May Affect Earth, But the Space Station Will Be Just FineSpace.com
Solar flare with the energy of a billion hydrogen bombs lights up British skiesTelegraph.co.uk
TrendinTech -Bustle
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Largest Flare of Past 9 Years Erupts from Sun - Eos

Fri, 2017-09-08 18:55

Eos

Largest Flare of Past 9 Years Erupts from Sun
Eos
A massive flare and blast of charged particles toward Earth may disrupt satellites and communications and push auroras toward lower latitudes through tomorrow, according to space weather experts. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image, ...
Sunspot Fires Off 6th Powerful Flare This WeekSpace.com
Massive solar storm could affect DStv and internetFin24 (press release)
More Auroras Due Friday Night After Largest Solar Flare in 12 YearsNewsweek
9NEWS.com -Daily Mail -Fox News
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Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth - The Conversation US

Fri, 2017-09-08 01:29

The Conversation US

Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth
The Conversation US
They're causing amazing displays of the Northern and Southern Lights. And space weather scientists like us are excited because we wouldn't normally expect this much activity from the sun at the moment. The sun goes through 11-year cycles of solar activity.
Space Weather Prediction Center Upgrades Geomagnetic Storm Watch to G3 (Strong)ARRL
Sun Unleashes Monster Solar Flare, Strongest in a DecadeSpace.com
Storm Warning: Solar Outburst Could Scramble Earth's CommunicationsLive Science
Gizmodo -National Geographic -WCVB Boston -NASA
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Eleven rockets set to reveal the mysteries in the Earth's atmosphere - ScienceNordic

Thu, 2017-09-07 20:12

ScienceNordic

Eleven rockets set to reveal the mysteries in the Earth's atmosphere
ScienceNordic
"Space weather forecasts are important for being able to predict when navigation systems and communications with satellites will not work as expected," says Professor Jøran Moen at the Department of Physics at the University of Oslo in Norway. The ...

How to hurricane-proof a Web server - Ars Technica

Thu, 2017-09-07 14:54

Ars Technica

How to hurricane-proof a Web server
Ars Technica
Space City Weather is a Houston-area weather blog and forecasting site run by my coworker Eric Berger and his buddy Matt Lanza (along with contributing author Braniff Davis). A few months before Hurricane Harvey decided to crap all over us in Texas ...

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PM Update: Rain ends this evening, and a real taste of fall weather arrives Thursday - Washington Post

Wed, 2017-09-06 21:38

Washington Post

PM Update: Rain ends this evening, and a real taste of fall weather arrives Thursday
Washington Post
If we think about today as payment for tomorrow, it might seem less annoying. Gray, cool and wet has been the story. There hasn't been a ton of rain, with local stations generally picking up about 0.25 to 0.50 inches so far, but some more will fall ...

Space weather may be killing sperm whales - Popular Science

Wed, 2017-09-06 18:27

Popular Science

Space weather may be killing sperm whales
Popular Science
The same phenomenon that creates the Northern Lights might also be confusing male sperm whales. In case you've forgotten already (really, how could you?), early 2016 brought a veritable tidal wave of beached spermaceti in the North Sea. No one could ...
Whale strandings: Could solar storms that cause the northern lights be to blame?Metro Newspaper UK
Are northern lights causing whale strandings in the North Sea?Mother Nature Network
Do solar storms lead to beached whales?Cosmos
Cambridge University Press -BBC News
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Sun Unleashes Monster Solar Flare, Strongest in a Decade - Space.com

Wed, 2017-09-06 16:01

Space.com

Sun Unleashes Monster Solar Flare, Strongest in a Decade
Space.com
That flare was the strongest since 2015, at X2.2, but it was dwarfed just 3 hours later, at 8:02 a.m. EDT (1202 GMT), by an X9.3 flare, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC). The last ...
Hurricane Irma: Sun unleashes most powerful category of solar flare, prompting fear of communications chaosThe Independent
Two significant solar flares imaged by NASA's SDOEurekAlert (press release)

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Space Weather Prediction Center Upgrades Geomagnetic Storm Watch to G3 (Strong) - ARRL

Wed, 2017-09-06 15:33

ARRL

Space Weather Prediction Center Upgrades Geomagnetic Storm Watch to G3 (Strong)
ARRL
NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has upgraded its geomagnetic storm watch for today and tomorrow (September 6 and 7) to G3 (Strong). “The G3 Watch is in anticipation of the expected arrival of a coronal mass ejection (CME) that took ...

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Federal Space Weather Research Could Improve Hazard Preparation - Eos

Wed, 2017-09-06 13:20

Eos

Federal Space Weather Research Could Improve Hazard Preparation
Eos
Researchers trace the history of the U.S. government's involvement in space weather research Coronal mass ejections like this one that occurred in February of 2015 can disrupt spacecraft, radio communications, other critical infrastructure, and human ...
Canada Will Study How Solar Storms Threaten Our Energy GridMotherboard

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How to get the splendid view of the Solar Storm on Wednesday night - PC-Tablet News

Wed, 2017-09-06 10:22

PC-Tablet News

How to get the splendid view of the Solar Storm on Wednesday night
PC-Tablet News
If you have missed the experience of watching the Total Solar Eclipse that occurred recently then, do not worry. Because, you will get another great chance of ...

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Massive solar storm: Seattle, Portland, even N. Calif. may see ... - seattlepi.com

Wed, 2017-09-06 03:10

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Massive solar storm: Seattle, Portland, even N. Calif. may see ...
seattlepi.com
The beautiful thing about a solar flare that ruptures a filament of the suns magnetic field and fires plasma into space — a coronal mass ejection — is that when it ...
How to get the splendid view of the Solar Storm on Wednesday nightPC-Tablet News

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SDO Captures Image of Mid-level Flare - Space Ref (press release)

Wed, 2017-09-06 01:23

Space Ref (press release)

SDO Captures Image of Mid-level Flare
Space Ref (press release)
To see how this event may affect Earth, please visit NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center at http://spaceweather.gov, the U.S. government's official source for space weather forecasts, alerts, watches and warnings. This flare is classified as an M5.5 ...

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Hurricane Irma from space: Watch dramatic footage taken from International Space Station - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2017-09-06 00:35

Express.co.uk

Hurricane Irma from space: Watch dramatic footage taken from International Space Station
Express.co.uk
... Travel · Entertainment · Life & Style · UK · World · Politics · Royal · Nature · Weather · Science · Weird · History · Obituaries · Sunday · Scotland · Home · News · Weather; Hurricane Irma from space: Watch dramatic footage taken from ...
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HURRICANE TRACKER: Irma – Second Strongest Hurricane Recorded In Atlantic History With 185 MPH WindsSpaceCoastDaily.com
Satellite Images Show the Fierce Power of Hurricane Irma as a Rare Atlantic Category 5The Weather Channel
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