A solar flare disrupts aviation communications and radio signals...and NASA monitors it

2023-12-17 2023-12-17T17:52:20Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
صانع مُحتوى

Weather of Arabia - NASA's Solar Energy Dynamics Observatory announced on Thursday the occurrence of a solar explosion considered the most powerful since 2017. This massive solar explosion was accompanied by the release of a coronal mass, which is a large explosion of solar plasma, according to what was reported on the "Mashable" website. " . It is believed that the estimated speed of this coronal mass exceeds 2,100 kilometers per second.

Although the Earth's atmosphere protects us from harmful radiation, this coronal ejection may cause magnetic storms on the Earth's surface, which may affect the Global Positioning System (GPS) and communications satellites.

Solar cycle 25 expects its zenith between January and next October

The sun is currently experiencing what is known as the “hurricane season,” which is a weather cycle that extends for an 11-year period for our planet’s star. The current cycle, solar cycle 25, is expected to witness its peak between January and October of next year, according to expectations announced by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Aerial.

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Sources:

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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