posted on Dec, 15 2012 @ 01:18 PM
It's not just flares that can blast us with protons but coronal holes on the sun can send out protons too. Weird thing is that there doesn't appear to
be any significant ones facing earth at the moment. I agree, we are always being constantly bombarded with protons but it is a little unusual none the
EDIT: whooops! Actually I was wrong, there is one giant coronal hole facing earth XD sorry! That is probably why but oddly it says its not supposed to
reach untill the 17th....
Says here at www.spaceweather.com
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