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Last Post 21 Mar 2011 11:45 AM by  Dawn Myers
solar storms
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20 Mar 2011 06:01 PM

    how do solar storms happen?

    Tags: CME, magnetosphere, solar storms, auroras, space weather, coronal mass ejection

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    21 Mar 2011 11:45 AM
    A solar storm happens when a coronal mass ejection leaves the Sun headed towards Earth. The CME will slam into the Earth's magnetosphere and interact with it causing what we call space weather. Depending on how large a storm is it could cause satellite interruptions, power black outs and auroras.
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