The flare ranks as the fourteenth-strongest since 1976. From what NASA and the NOAA scientists are saying, it's nothing to get paranoid about. This
one wasn't perfectly aimed at us, and if we receive a glancing blow from the Coronal Mass Ejection, it shouldn't cause any damage. It may, however,
spawn some incredible Auroral displays that could be a once or twice in a lifetime sight! I've seen the sky completely lit from horizon to horizon
with incredible, multicolored Northern Lights, and I can't imagine seeing anything for the rest of my days that could compare to the beauty and
majesty of it. So keep your eyes to the skies the next few nights friends!
Here's a couple links to some info, and a few satellite videos of the event.
Have you heard when the auroras are going to hit from that? It's raining here presently, but by Friday it should be nice. I like sitting out by the
campfire at night, but this year all the firewood needs to be kept under a roof.
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