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Fraser
2012-Mar-09, 11:40 PM
Even though the CME unleashed by active region 1429 initially hit Earth a bit softer than expected yesterday (read why here), it ended up gaining some extra “oomph” once the magnetic fields lined up right… enough to ignite some amazing displays of aurorae like the one shown above over Iceland, photographed by*Jónína Óskarsdóttir! And that [...]

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