Active region 11389 – CME Impact / Solar Watch Dec 29, 2011 (Video)


New active active region 11389 rotated into view off the south-eastern limb on Wednesday. This region is crackling with C-Class flares, the largest being a C7.2 today.

Strong CME impact was detected by the ACE Spacecraft Thursday morning. A possible geomagnetic storm may be in progress.

The auroral ovals show strong agitation from impacts of Coronal Mass Ejection’s (CMEs) the last 6 hours, those at high latitudes should be on alert for auroras.


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