Hole on the sun continues to rise

coronal holeCoronal hole in the southern hemisphere, the sun continue to rise and spewing streams of solar wind into space. This picture was taken by NASA satellites, the morning of 23 January.

Coronal holes are places in the solar impression, where the sun’s magnetic field opens and allows the solar wind to erupt into space. Solar wind stream flowing from this coronal hole is expected to reach Earth’s orbit on January 26-27. Will this crushing blow to our planet, scientists can not yet say.

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