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“Coronal holes” Phenomenon on the Sun

An image of coronal holes was shared by NASA recently. What are coronal holes? Coronal holes are regions on the Sun’s surface where the fast solar winds are spurted out into the outer space. Since they have little solar material, they have lower temperature. Therefore, they appear much darker than their surrounding regions. In these ..




Solar storm headed to earth

A geomagnetic storm from the sun might bring the aurora borealis, the northern lights as far south as Colarado. If the storm does not change its course which it usually does, the shift can prevail for a longer period. The northern lights are formed due to the collision between the gaseous particles in the Earth’s ..