MAJOR X1,2 Solar Flare & CME - A Giant "WAVE" of Plasma Heading for Earth

Major X1,2 Solar Flare Detected + CMEA major solar flare measuring was detected on Tuesday afternoon peaking at 18:30 UTC. The source of the eruption was region 1943, with interaction between sunspot 1944. Because the flare appears to be long in duration, a coronal mass ejection is possible (see below). The blast site is in a great geoeffective position for Earth directed eruptions. Solar Dyanamics Observatory (SDO) captures a "wave" of plasma racing away from the blast siteGeomagnetic Storm Category G2 PredictedHighest Storm Level Predicted by Day:Jan 08: None Jan 09: G2 (Moderate) Jan 10: G1 (Minor)HUGE SUNSPOT TARGETS EARTH: One of the biggest sunspots in years is crossing the center of the solar disk, putting Earth in the way of potential eruptions. pictures are from NASA, and Were taken from the AIA instrument of the satellite SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory), with a wavelength of 304 Angstroms. This movie was produced by helioviewer

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