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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:49 PM

Oh no Space Hurricane

It's happening

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Response to Skink (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:50 PM

1. For the benefit of the casual reader > >

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:52 PM

4. Thanks! Just posted my question and after reload, here's the link! I love DU! *WAVE*

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Response to Skink (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:51 PM

2. Do they think we'll be affected? I heard some polar flights have been re-routed so passengers

aren't exposed to the radiation, but other than that I haven't really paid attention. Do you know?

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Response to gateley (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:54 PM

6. Heard an astronomer today who said this was going to be a non-event.

However, he predicted some pretty significant events as we approach 2014/2015

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Response to cbayer (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:56 PM

7. According to the information at the link,

the peak in this solar cycle should be in 2013. I wonder if the effects would be delayed, or if there is disagreement about when the peak is expected.

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Response to redqueen (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:58 PM

10. Maybe he said 2013/2014. I might have misheard.

At any rate, this one is apparently causing some spectacular aurora boreali (sp?), but no other issues.

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Response to gateley (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:56 PM

8. it has been

It has been going on for a few days now, strongest in 7 years, but not the strongest ever, they aren't even worried about the space station so we have nothing to worry about...

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Response to Skink (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:54 PM

5. Tasty mushrooms? :) nt

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Response to Skink (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:58 PM

9. the end of the Mayan calendar is less than 11 months away

oh no



is this the beginning of the end?


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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:03 PM

11. Newt taking office is the begining of something

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