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1 Replies and 2887 Views solar flare �2887 �1 Started by Anonymous Kevin M When was the description 'solar flare' first used
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by Yan LiJump to last post
3/25/2011 11:41 PM
1 Replies and 3460 Views CME's and Flares �3460 �1 Started by Anonymous What is the difference between a CME and a large solar flare
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by Yan LiJump to last post
3/25/2011 11:33 PM
1 Replies and 2714 Views storms �2714 �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
3/23/2011 5:34 PM
1 Replies and 3176 Views Sunspots vs Solar Flares �3176 �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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by Yan LiJump to last post
3/22/2011 10:39 PM
2 Replies and 3579 Views Solar Flares �3579 �2 Started by Anonymous When a solar flare erupts, can you calculate how quick it will reach Earth
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by Yan LiJump to last post
3/22/2011 6:26 PM
2 Replies and 2814 Views Solar Flares �2814 �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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by Yan LiJump to last post
3/22/2011 6:10 PM
1 Replies and 3338 Views solar storms �3338 �1 Started by Anonymous how do solar storms happen
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3/21/2011 10:45 AM
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