Solar Storm Warning!!

May 9, 2012 Warning

NASA today warned that the Sun has erupted with a very large sunspot complex that has produced an M1.4  solar flare and launched a barrage of solar cosmic ray particles and a coronal mass ejection that are headed our way.

Close up of coronal loops over a solar flare made with the TRACE spacecraft in 2005 (courtesy of NASA/TRACE)

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