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Guys, something weird is happening over Glastonbury UK.
Was a Huge flash of Light in the sky, and now the sky has turned RED.
There is the sound Of rain outside. YET NO ##SNIP## RAIN. WTF IS GOING ON!?
Hill therefore decided to confirm previous Keck observations with spectroscopic data to find out if there could be the possibility of an Earth-directed GRB. His work confirms the system is a binary pair, orbiting each other at an 8 month period. Hill also confirmed the presence of a shock front between the stellar winds of WD 104 and O-type partner. And there is some very good news for Earth. It would appear the original Keck imagry may not have been as straight-forward as it seemed. Spectroscopic emission lines from the binary pair strongly suggest the system is in fact inclined 30°-40° (possibly as much as 45°) away from us.
The data are available up to 30 to 60 minutes in the future, depending on the solar wind travel time from the ACE spacecraft to the upstream simulation boundary at 33 RE.
Red circles indicate deficit intensity, blue circles indicate excess intensity, and the size of the circle scales with the magnitude of the deficit or excess
This plot will sometimes display a cosmic ray loss cone precursor ahead of an approaching CME shock. The defining characteristic of a loss cone precursor is a strong suppression of cosmic ray intensity for particles arriving from the Sunward magnetic field direction.