The ‘monster’ sunspot AR 1476

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Heat is on: ‘Monster’ sunspot could put Earth in the crosshairs of powerful solar storms

Sunspot AR 1476: It can be seen in the upper left of this picture – and could unleash gigantic solar flares

It could result in a gigantic coronal mass ejection, which would blast the Earth with radiation and possibly knock-out power lines and disrupt satellites…
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Written by physicsgg

May 9, 2012 at 4:52 pm


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