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Which phenomenon occurs when certain disturbances take place in the sun?

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Asked by Flying Saucer, 01 Sep '13 08:53 pm
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Magnetic storms.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 01 Sep '13 09:49 pm

 
  
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Magnetic storms.
Answered by Quest, 02 Sep '13 01:27 pm

 
  
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The largest flare, observed by Richard Carrington, became known as the Carrington Super Flare. Just before dawn the next day, skies all over planet Earth erupted in red, green, and purple auroras so brilliant that newspapers could be read as easily as in daylight. Stunning auroras pulsated even at near tropical latitudes over Cuba, the Bahamas, Jamaica, El Salvador, and Hawaii. Spark discharges shocked telegraph operators and set the telegraph paper on fire. The solar flare was so unusual, researchers still aren't sure how to categorize it.
Answered by anil garg, 02 Sep '13 01:22 am

 
  
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Sun-spots increase,this year their maximum cycle
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 01 Sep '13 08:59 pm

 
  
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Shortly after the Sun reached solar maximum in eighteen fifty nine, the Sun experienced a significant increase in sun spot activity as well as a sequence of intense solar flares. The largest solar flare on record during the maximum was then observed by British astronomer Richard Carrington. The result of the flare was a coronal mass ejection that sent charged particles streaming toward Earth, reaching the atmosphere only 18 hours after the ejection. This is startlingly quick given that the trip normally takes several days.

Once the particles reach the Earth they caused a series of phenomena to occur, the likes of which the Earth has not experienced since. First of all, charged particles are usually captured by the Earths magnetic field, and primarily get funneled to the poles. There, they interact with the Earths atmosphere creating brilliant colors known as aurorae.

In this case, however, the flux of particles was so high that the magnetic field could not shield the Earth from t ...more
Answered by Life to, 01 Sep '13 08:58 pm

 
  
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