Sunspot 2158 Erupts. X-Class Solar flare will reach Earth Fri, 12/09/14

Sunspot 2158 eurupted on Wednesday 10/9 at 1746UTC, hurling an X-Class solar flare right towards us. The flare is scheduled to reach on Friday, A radiation flash from the explosion ionized the upper layers of Earth’s atmosphere, disturbing HF radio communications for more than an hour. More importantly, the explosion hurled a CME directly toward Earth. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory photographed the expanding cloud

SOHO image of sunspot clusters on the solar surface as on 11/9/14
SOHO image of sunspot clusters on the solar surface as on 11/9/14

What to Expect?

Auroras

Radio Storms

HF Communication issues

Pandemonium and chaos… nope kidding about this one 😛

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