Watch the Sun Blast Out the Biggest Solar Flare in a Decade | National Geographic

2 views

0   0

Violent disturbances in the sun's magnetic field have resulted in an especially powerful solar flare.
➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe

About National Geographic:
National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.

Get More National Geographic:
Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite
Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo
Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter
Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta

The most massive solar flare in over a decade erupted from the sun on September 6, following a smaller, but still intense burst. In addition to a blast of radiation that hit Earth within minutes, a wave of charged particles called a coronal mass ejection has been predicted to hit today, which could affect satellites, GPS, and power grids. More blasts of a smaller magnitude followed yesterday.

READ: How the Strongest Solar Flare in a Decade Is Affecting Earth
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/sun-solar-flare-strongest-auroras-space-science/

Watch the Sun Blast Out the Biggest Solar Flare in a Decade | National Geographic
https://youtu.be/_OQzGKJkQEE

National Geographic
https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
View More

Comments

0 Comments