Hole in Sun’s atmosphere amps up Northern Lights

The northern lights just got a boost thanks to a big hole in the sun’s atmosphere, and there could be something of a repeat showing tonight 올팟캐스트 다운로드.

A moderate geomagnetic storm made flickering auroras visible to skywatchers as far south as Minnesota and Wisconsin early this morning (Sept. 11), according to Spaceweather.com ie a 태그 이미지 다운로드.

That storm was triggered by an especially potent and fast-moving burst of solar wind — the stream of charged particles flowing constantly from the sun — which escaped through a gaping hole in the sun’s outer atmosphere, known as the corona Non-group downloads.

The northern and southern lights result when such particles slam into molecules high up in Earth’s atmosphere, generating a glow. Earth’s magnetic field channels these particles toward the planet’s poles, which explains why the auroras are usually restricted to high latitudes 슈가팡 다운로드. But special circumstances — such as coronal holes and giant explosions of solar plasma called coronal mass ejections — can extend the intensity and the reach of these dazzling light displays iPad Safari file.

The geomagnetic storm responsible for this morning’s ramp-up is now subsiding, Spaceweather.com reported. But there’s still a 70 percent chance of minor storming through tomorrow (Sept Incheon Airport. 12), according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center.

So, look up tonight if you live in the upper Midwest, New England, the Pacific Northwest or somewhere else along similar latitude lines — you may just get lucky 다크소울3 다운로드!

Originally published on Space.com 리눅스 터미널 파일 다운로드.

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