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Solar flare that can generate a magnetic storm on Earth

Solar flare that can generate a magnetic storm on Earth

Maximum degree solar flare can generate a magnetic storm on Earth, according to experts.

The glow was strong It was discovered this Thursday on the surface of the Sun, just to the side where it points toward Earth.

At 3:35 a.m. the phenomenon reached its climax.According to data from the US Center for Space Meteorology; and the Solar Astronomy Laboratory of the Institute of Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Solar explosion: how will this magnetic storm take place?

It was known to be powerful enough to temporarily cause a Radio blackout in the sunniest part of the planet; Focusing on South America, the US Service notes.

It turns out that the eruption was accompanied by a coronal mass ejection, which is a wave of charged particles; Which can take days to reach Earth, depending on RT.

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These interact with our planet’s magnetic field; Capable of causing interference to electrical and radio systems and excessive tolerance of the aurora borealis.

Solar flare photo: archive

The experts also explained that the explosions are classified according to the intensity of the X-rays. such as A, B, C, M, or X; Being a the weakest and o the strongest.

The sun is still early new cycle Activity Started December 2019, Issue 25; during each cycle It lasts about 11 years when the magnetic poles are moved.

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