Tag Archives: Coronal Mass Ejection

AURORA ALERT! Events of terrible beauty, presaging we know not what.

Since Sunday a series of Earth-directed CME’s have created Aurora Borealis visible as far South in these USA as, I hear, Arkansas!  I know I will go out to look.
Tonight, get out there if you have good viewing conditions, and look … Continue reading

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CME IMPACT, SEVERE GEOMAGNETIC STORM

A headline that makes my blood run cold, even as one can marvel at the sights in the heavens.
From SpaceWeather:

CME IMPACT, SEVERE GEOMAGNETIC STORM: Arriving earlier than expected, a CME [Coronal Mass Ejection] hit Earth’s magnetic field on March 17th at … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI? Double blast CME heading towards Earth.

If the media, mind-clouding, thought-befuddling blitz on the part of catholic and other outlets – Fishwrap, Amerika, RNS, Crux – weren’t bad enough, we have to think about this too.
I sure hope you have BOBs ready.
From SpaceWeather:

STORM WARNING (UPDATED): Among space weather … Continue reading

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Remember 1859? 2013 will be the peak of solar activity.

I doubt many people reading this have personal memories of September 1859.  The question was rhetorical.  And yet that date should now stick in your mind.
in 2013 your earth’s yellow Sun’s activity, such as solar flares and coronal Mass ejections, … Continue reading

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CME! Whew!

WOW.
This is from Astronomy Pic of the Day.
Behold this huge Coronal Mass Ejection.

One of these days, one of these monsters will hit the Earth at just the right angle and it’ll be lights out.
TEOTWAWKI.
Enjoy your electricity while you can and … Continue reading

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CME IMPACT: geomagnetic storm underway

From Spaceweather:
CME IMPACT: As expected, a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit Earth’s magnetic field on Sept. 3rd at approximately 1200 UT (5 am PDT).  The impact induced measurable ground currents in the soil of northern Scandinavia and sparked bright auroras … Continue reading

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Spectacular CME (Coronal Mass Ejection)

One of these days!
From Spaceweather:
MAGNIFICENT ERUPTION:  On August 31st, a magnetic filament on the sun erupted in spectacular fashion, producing a long-duration solar flare, a coronal mass ejection (CME) and one of the most beautiful movies of an explosion ever … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The “Three Days of Darkness” and You

From a reader:
I see you’ve posted about CMEs again [HERE] (I *think* I remember you addressing CMEs as a TEOTWAWKI situation before…). [If a really big one hits us head on, yes, I think it could be.] This all sounds … Continue reading

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CME Season

If there is a massive ejection of material from the Sun, a coronal mass ejection (CME), billions of tons of charged particles hurled out into space, which strikes the Earth, and if the polarity of the mass lines up with … Continue reading

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One of these days… QUAERITUR…

The 11 year cycle of magnetic forces within the Sun is producing more and larger conditions for solar flares and coronal mass ejections, blasts of charged particles that rocket away from the Sun at millions of miles per hour.
From Spaceweather:
SOLAR … Continue reading

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