Watch today's solar flare erupt from the sun

Mar 8, 2012 Full story: Grist Magazine

NASA notes : "One of the most dramatic features is the way the entire surface of the sun seems to ripple with the force of the eruption." Badass! The first flare was the second largest of this solar cycle , and it's traveling at 1,300 miles per second, which means it could sweep the continental United States in less than three seconds.

Read more
Bob chau

Chilliwack, Canada

#1 Mar 8, 2012
wow i can't wait to see the norhtern lights !!! When will the sun have an effect on us ?
Bob chau

Chilliwack, Canada

#2 Mar 8, 2012
wow ! cool ! when does it have an effect on us ?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Solar Flare Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
NASA Satellite Quartet Aims to Crack Magnetic M... Mar 15 Ryan Spencer 1
News The 29 Most Spectacular Space Photos Of 2014 Jan '15 photoguru 2
News Aurora Borealis or northern lights 2013 live: S... (Apr '13) Dec '14 Sanya Saxena 10
News Foom! 'Superflares' Erupt From Tiny Red Dwarf S... Nov '14 Andarz Abedini 2
News Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily Oct '14 Terry 1
News Second solar storm hits Earth, auroras expected... (Sep '14) Sep '14 Kid_Tomorrow 1
solar flares (Jul '14) Jul '14 RyanSpencer 1
More from around the web