9393 unleashed an M7-class solar flare

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HERE COMES THE SUN: Active region 9393 unleashed an M7-class solar flare on Thursday at 1310 UT and hurled a full-halo coronal mass ejection into space. The CME could trigger geomagnetic activity, including auroras, when it hits Earth's magnetosphere late Saturday or Sunday.

X-class flares are the ones to worry about

http://www.spaceweather.com/

Proton flux rising

http://www.sec.noaa.gov/rt_plots/pro_3d.html

-- spider (spider0@usa.net), April 27, 2001


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