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X1Flare Causes Rare ‘Magnetic Crochet’ and Faint CME

X1Flare Causes Rare ‘Magnetic Crochet’ and Faint CME

The X1 flare thrown off by sunspot AR2017 has caused a surge in the ionization of earth’s atmosphere: A magnetic crochet. A magnetic crochet is a ripple in Earth’s magnetic field caused by electrical currents flowing in air 60 km ...

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