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Occurred on the Sun at the same time four flares of X-class

NEWS PLANET 09.10.2017 at 18:27

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This morning, in 7 hours 39 minutes Eastern time the unexpected happened – all the earth and space instruments recorded in the Sun four simultaneous coronal mass ejection.

it Should be noted that these solar flares of large size, much bigger than Earth. They occur as a result of a sudden release of stored energy from twisted magnetic fields.

Solar flares are classified according to the radiation power in the range 1 to 8 angstroms. There are 3 categories C, M, X class.

the Outbreak of the C-class is small, they do not harm our planet. Flash M-class average, cause the interruption of radio signals, because they happen not strong geomagnetic storms. Flash X-class – large, because they are long-lasting radiation storms.

Today there have been four powerful flares of X-class. Events occurred not so long ago, so scientists do not yet give any comments about it and its consequences.