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-- -- significant solar flares this week entry in the league is the managing outer space dot com with me now in studio.
-- you're doing doing great what's going on on the surface of the sun well basically.
Over the last few days we've seen this the sunspot.
Come over the edge of the -- And it's twice the size of -- And basically it's -- unleashing the largest solar flares of the year we've -- for huge ones.
In the last two days this here exit depending -- yeah that's a prominence there that an eruption of a plasma thing that can also get kicked out.
When that's of his candidacy can really mess up for communications and and -- -- to having guys who -- that that that's the one about what's happening the question is why.
The sun has an eleven year space weather kind of cycle you know it ramps up and then it kind of adds a way -- in that real peak phase of it this year.
And and this is basically kind of leading up to that it's going to be at the maximum later this year.
And we've been seeing you know stronger -- -- are the biggest events that we've seen of of this year.
And they were getting really strongest one after another boom boom boom.
Until today so you're saying 2013 to be your fitness exactly this is this -- status in phases certainly.
Well it -- it -- influence but it rises to a peak activity.
You know once every eleven years and were in that year -- And says that -- NASA and the scientists say this is this is the year to watch this this is blue I don't know why it's Lou.
There's I don't sure you do that's right NASA has this is from the the solar dynamics.
Observatory it's a really advanced spacecraft that always -- -- unblinking high definition video in like.
You know many different -- -- this is one of them and that's why he -- this kind of tint to it.
And and -- -- there's a whole fleet of spacecraft just tracking some looking for these weather events you can see this is that that's the -- right there -- But the big thing these other ones kind of kind of deadly this one not someone I -- so you started say your first cancer does -- affect us.
Well and if so how we'll win the win these events are aimed at earth which means like we're looking at a straight on the -- They can interfere with communications with GPS satellites being with your cell phone.
Astronauts in space if it's a really strong solar -- they could be in danger imminent particular.
Shelter or -- ready to come home.
Or you can even knocked out it's happened before it can look at -- satellite you know just China Russia have been Sosa we're in that year's 2013.
We're gonna keep those who view candidates that that this Ellis what we need to know this is -- -- this weekend of -- clout to -- thank you for coming in after market.
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