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1 Replies and 2112 Views solar flare �2112 �1 Started by Anonymous Kevin M When was the description 'solar flare' first used
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by Yan LiJump to last post
26 Mar 2011 12:41 AM
1 Replies and 2706 Views CME's and Flares �2706 �1 Started by Anonymous What is the difference between a CME and a large solar flare
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26 Mar 2011 12:33 AM
1 Replies and 1984 Views storms �1984 �1 Started by Anonymous jeff b how come they're named solar storms, are they really a storm
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
23 Mar 2011 06:34 PM
1 Replies and 2388 Views Sunspots vs Solar Flares �2388 �1 Started by Anonymous First I would like to thank you all for taking your time to answer these questions! I have shared this information with fellow friends who are teachers in the Nashville, Tennessee area.I have a couple of questions. What is the difference between a solar flare and a sunspot When looking at information regarding sunspots they are numbered, what does that mean and how are those numbers issued And lastly, are solar flares stronger than sunspots in regards to the effects or an effect it can have on...
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22 Mar 2011 11:39 PM
2 Replies and 2563 Views Solar Flares �2563 �2 Started by Anonymous When a solar flare erupts, can you calculate how quick it will reach Earth
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22 Mar 2011 07:26 PM
2 Replies and 2051 Views Solar Flares �2051 �2 Started by Anonymous Hi, Our Grade 6 class in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is wondering, 'How are solar flares created, and how far can they go out into space'.Thanks!-Mr. Beaudrybbeaudrystmaurice.mb.ca
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22 Mar 2011 07:10 PM
1 Replies and 2520 Views solar storms �2520 �1 Started by Anonymous how do solar storms happen
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21 Mar 2011 11:45 AM
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