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Extreme Sun Eruption, X 6.9 Class Flare

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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 03:55 AM
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What happened to 1267 and 1268?




posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 03:58 AM
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Nobeyama

They don't seem to agree with you.
They provided coordinates, just google them, who knows what you might find.

The flare originated from the edge, like said before.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:00 AM
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All flares which occur on our side of the Sun are "Earth facing".
All CMES are not.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:01 AM
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Links broken...

Edit: Oops, up now, my bad


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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:01 AM
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It was not a "direct hit" but it is hitting us. Also, to put this into perspective for everyone:

We have survived several X 20+ Flares in the past.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:01 AM
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That isn't the flare being discussed (It's from 2000) but it probably is from the same region of the Sun.

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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:06 AM
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Here it is.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:06 AM
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Appreciate you opining on this, Phage, and thanks for keeping with the facts. Looks like i can hold off on peeing my pants.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:09 AM
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This is true; it occurred on our side of the sun, and there was no accompanying ejection. However I wonder why you brought up CME's as no one has mentioned them so far in this thread, unless you are only trying to educate others who might not understand the difference between the two.

stereo-ssc.nascom.nasa.gov...



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:11 AM
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CMEs were mentioned in the OP.
And here:
www.abovetopsecret.com...
and here:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

And yes, I often make the distinction because people are often confused about the two.

It also looks like there may have been a CME associated with the flare.

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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:15 AM
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The best way to know if that will hurt us is to check the animation bellow

Our mother Gaya is the little yellow dot.

Iswa System

Other measurement tools: (all tools bellow are images automatically updated)


KP index


The geomagnetic activity is an estimate of the effects of solar activity on Earth's magnetic field. This activity is measured as an index Kp rated from 0 to 9. When the Kp index reaches or exceeds 5, it is called geomagnetic storm. The visibility of the aurora is related to the index. To see the aurora in France (heyhey yeah I'm French :p), it is generally Kp reaches 8 or 9.



Solar Wind


These data come from the probe ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer), whose role is to measure the solar wind. The solar wind consists of electrically charged particles (mostly electrons) emitted by the sun. The curves below show the following information:
- Bt: Current total interplanetary magnetic field (in nanoTeslas)
- Bz: north-south component of interplanetary magnetic field (in nanoTeslas)
- Phi: angle of the interplanetary magnetic field (in degrees)
- Density: Density of the solar wind (number of particles per cm3)
- Speed​​: The speed of the solar wind (in kilometers per second)
- Temp: Temperature of the solar wind (in degrees Kelvin)
The horizontal scale is time (graduated in GMT).
A negative index indicates that the Bz interplanetary magnetic field can "connect" with the earth one (because their polarities are opposite), which will facilitate the penetration of particles into the atmosphere.
The visible aurora in France usually occur with Bz



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:15 AM
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Ahh, my apologies, it is way past my bedtime (4:11 AM here). I'm having a hard time keeping up with this thread it seems.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:22 AM
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ETA: one second
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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 04:41 AM
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Originally posted by Phage
Here it is.


Thank you Phage for fast answer ..

Nice to see that he is not coming in our direction ..

Peace ..


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posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:11 AM
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solar flares have never affected earth in that way. never will. get over it. sorry



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:21 AM
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Solar flares have little effect on Earth. They can cause problems for satellites and temporary interruptions in communications.
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From Wiki,


A massive solar flare could knock out electric power for months.[7


From NASA,


Oct. 26, 2010: Every hundred years or so, a solar storm comes along so potent it fills the skies of Earth with blood-red auroras, makes compass needles point in the wrong direction, and sends electric currents coursing through the planet's topsoil. The most famous such storm, the Carrington Event of 1859, actually shocked telegraph operators and set some of their offices on fire. A 2008 report by the National Academy of Sciences warns that if such a storm occurred today, we could experience widespread power blackouts with permanent damage to many key transformers.



This actually happened in Quebec on March 13, 1989, when a geomagnetic storm much less severe than the Carrington Event knocked out power across the entire province for more than nine hours. The storm damaged transformers in Quebec, New Jersey, and Great Britain, and caused more than 200 power anomalies across the USA from the eastern seaboard to the Pacific Northwest. A similar series of "Halloween storms" in October 2003 triggered a regional blackout in southern Sweden and may have damaged transformers in South Africa.



science.nasa.gov...

Did you forget to add these possible effects, felt on Earth, or where you not aware of them?



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:36 AM
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the sun must really hate the earth. everytime there is a flare, it seems to always be pointing towards us. what did we do wrong.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:40 AM
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I wouldn´t worry about it though.

It´s not like you are gonna drop on the spot.



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:49 AM
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there is correlation between solar flares/activiies and riots/revolution/finance markets.....

www.marketoracle.co.uk...



posted on Aug, 9 2011 @ 10:51 AM
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got my jiffy pop ready. who's hungry?



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