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Last Post 3/21/2011 10:45 AM by  Dawn Myers
solar storms
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3/20/2011 5:01 PM

    how do solar storms happen?

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

    Dawn Myers

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    3/21/2011 10:45 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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