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South Africa desires to draw major astrophysicists to the continent as well with the world's most potent radio telescope, the Sq. Kilometre Array.
"There is a extremely active location on the sun as rotated onto the invisible solar disc. This active area has received the potential for more flaring for the up coming five to 6 days," space weather forecaster Kobus Olckers of the Space Weather Warning Centre at the Hermanus Magnetic Observatory told News24.
He explained that communications and electronic systems may be impacted.
"The web could be a little slower for the next week or so and particularly long length communications."
Scientists recognise three major groups of solar flares. X-course flares are massive and are significant events that can bring about world-extensive radio blackouts. M-class flares are medium-sized they can trigger brief radio blackouts that impact Earth's polar regions ( via news24.com ).