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Space Science

Coronal Mass Ejection Hits Earth 154

astroengine writes "On Tuesday, the Earth was hit by a coronal mass ejection (CME), triggering a 'moderate' geomagnetic storm, igniting aurorae at high latitudes. The CME in question was launched from the sun early on Sunday and space weather scientists predicted its arrival on Aug. 3 — the vast magnetic bubble of solar plasma arrived on schedule."
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Coronal Mass Ejection Hits Earth

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Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me! What a finely tuned response to the situation!