Saturday, 4 March 2017

A solar wind travelling at over 700 km/s continues to bombard the Earth’s magnetosphere causing auroras as far south as England this week

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Solar wind speed of an incredible 720 km/s continues to bombard the Earth’s magnetosphere causing a geomagnetic storm and causing beautiful auroras as far south as England as a stream of gaseous material flowing continues to flow from a hole in the sun's atmosphere, see below...

Photo Spaceweather.com
Earth is inside a stream of solar wind flowing from the indicated coronal hole.
The speed of the solar wind is travelling at a mind blowing 712 km/s seen on the graph below provided by NOAA.

A wonderful map showing just where the auroras will be visible from as the solar storm continues 
Credit: NOAA/Ovation


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