Solar storm hitting Earth

  Seth Haniel 13:22 04 Aug 10
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On 1 August, almost the entire side of the Sun that faces the Earth erupted in a blaze of activity known as a "coronal mass ejection". These storms throw up to 10 billion tons of plasma - superheated gas - off the surface of the star and hurtling into space at around a million miles an hour. It covered the 93 million mile journey from the Sun to the Earth in just three and a half days.

  lotvic 19:09 04 Aug 10

Ill be looking north tonight hoping to see the 'northern lights' :)

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