Powerful solar flare temporarily disrupts communications on Earth

April 2014SPACE - The sun erupted with a massive solar flare late Thursday (April 24), triggering a temporary communications blackout on some parts of Earth. The powerful flare peaked at 8:27 p.m. EDT Thursday (0027 April 25 GMT), and ranked as an X1.3-class solar storm, one of the strongest types of flares the sun can experience, according to a report from the U.S. Space Weather Prediction Center. NASA’s sun-watching Solar Dynamics Observatory captured video of the intense solar flare in several difference wavelengths. The solar flare erupted from an active sunspot region known as Region 2035 located on the far western side (or limb) of the sun as seen from Earth. Because of its position, the flare sparked a high-frequency radio blackout for about an hour on the daytime side of Earth, most likely over the Pacific Ocean and Eastern Pacific Rim, according to the SWPC update. Thursday’s solar flare was the fourth X-class solar flare of 2014. It followed an X1.2 solar flare on Jan. 7, a monster X4.9 solar flare on Feb. 24, as well as an X1 solar flare on March 29. While X-class flares are the most powerful eruptions on the sun, the star also experiences more moderate M-class solar flares (which can supercharge Earth’s aurora displays) and weaker C-class storms.  The sun is currently in an active phase of its 11-year weather cycle, and was expected to reach its peak activity in 2013. –Space
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5 Responses to Powerful solar flare temporarily disrupts communications on Earth

  1. so what does this mean?I thought they just had said the sun was asleep that it wasnt showing any activity like normal and one nasa person said he had never seen it so dead like it was,does sthis mean it has woken up?

  2. mtnwolf63 says:

    “The sun is currently in an active phase of its 11-year weather cycle, and was expected to reach its peak activity in 2013.” – WHOOPS!!! So much for THAT Theory!!!

  3. Mr. Terry says:

    Our Sun (like other Stars) does not follow a very accurate timescale as far as its’ periods of Solar-Maxima or Solar-Minima are concerned and therefore its’ 11-year cycle is approximate – even though it is usually a good guide..

    2013 & 2014 has been a particularly active period for Sun-spots and their associated Coronol Mass Ejections (CME’s) and although it is only over the last 30-years or so that we have developed the technology to study and record our Sun’s activity and others.- in any great detail, it is quite likely that the present Solar-Maxima is only one of numerous that have produced such similar activity, as well as less or more during its’ numerous cycles over the last 4½-Billion years.or so.

    It may seem that the reported Flare in April’14 might have some significant impacts for us on Earth,,but in reality (as far as radio-communications are concerned) we must remember that it is only just over 100-years or so, that we had developed radio-communications and on the basis of an 11-year cycle of Solar-Maxima, there have been occasions when radio black-outs caused by Solar-activity have been sufficient to cause any amount of a problem, albeit only for relatively short periods of time and on certain types of radio-frequency usage.

    As we have been using radio increasingly more over the last 60 years or so, then it would seem that black-outs are all the more important to us today than previously and indeed the effects can be deemed significant, but we should not be misled by the press and media into believing that this is or might be the “beginning of the end” as there are far more important things to remember – that as far as our Sun is concerned, it will change significantly in around another 4½ Billion years taking Earth and our Moon plus the Sun’s other planets into another scenario…
    Happy Days…

  4. jer alliance says:

    Maybe its HAARP Machine testing for the planned collapse and blame it on the sun. They are definaitey doing something above our heads. Cant you see the trails…yes stupid. The Chem trails. Wake up.

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