On Sunday 13th February there was an M6.6 Class blast from the sun which headed towards the earth but not directly. Now, another LARGER X-Class blast (X2.2) has erupted from the sun and we ARE in direct contact.
Thanks to Jay for pointing out that we now have an X-class solar flare. Check out this picture of any aurora from up by the Arctic Circle in Norway tonight. Here’s more and more here. X-class flares are big and are major events that can trigger planet-wide radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms. X-class flares are big and are major events that can trigger planet-wide radio blackouts and long-lasting radiation storms. According to NASA, this is the biggest solar flare so far from this solar cycle. We’ve had reports that the flare produced ablast of radio emissions heard in shortwave receivers around the dayside
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The first effects of this can be felt already as communications are disrupted in Korea.
“The Sun emitted a strong flare on Tuesday at around 10:50 a.m. Korea time disrupting some radio communications here in Korea.
According to the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, a powerful solar flare from “Sunspot 1-1-5-8” interfered with radio waves in shortwave receivers.
The institute predicts a massive burst of solar wind and radiation to hit the Earth’s magnetic field some time between Wednesday and Thursday which could cause further damage to electrical systems and black out additional radio communications here.
A solar flare is an explosion on the Sun that happens when energy stored in twisted magnetic fields is suddenly released.
Since last year solar flares have been increasing in number with one of the biggest expected in 2013.”