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NASA warns of a powerful solar storm that will hit Earth

NASA warns of a powerful solar storm that will hit Earth

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by solar storm That affected the earth can be there massive blackout? It turned out recently that because big solar glow Who broke and scored last October 9, 2021, Who came to this earth October 12, Evidence Reactivate the activity cycle in our star.

Earth-guided coronary mass ejection, or CME, Raise the Kp . index, which is a measure of the perturbation of the Earth’s magnetic field, at 6 (average level). Kp levels range from 0 (quiet) to 9 (strong).

CME has partnered with a M1.6 فئة Solar Flare From the active area 2882 which peaked on October 9. M class flares. They are one tenth the size of the most intense Class X torches. The figure provides more information about their strength. The density of M2 is twice that of M1, while M3 is three times more dense, etc.

What does NASA say?

As I mentioned before NASAAnd NSa The glow also caused energy particles to explode Solar which was detected by the Space Agency’s Solar-Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO-A spacecraft.

STEREO-A too CME detection From his point of view far from the earth. The initial velocity of the CME was estimated by approximately NASA’s Office of Space Weather Operations from the Moon to Mars 983 kilometers per second.

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According to the United States Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC), This fact can cause a “widespread blackout of high-frequency radio communications-“For about an hour.

Although it cannot be verified and remains only a possibility, experts NASA Report it Solar storms can affect services Used daily on Earth as follows:

  • GPS systems
  • mobile phone signal
  • satellite TV
  • electrical networks