Carrington-scale solar storms more frequent than previously thought

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Carrington-scale solar storms more frequent than previously thought

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< "On Sept. 1st, 1859, the most ferocious solar storm in recorded history engulfed our planet. It was "the Carrington Event," named after British scientist Richard Carrington, who witnessed the flare that started it. The storm rocked Earth's magnetic field, sparked auroras over Cuba, the Bahamas and Hawaii, set fire to telegraph stations, and wrote itself into history books as the Biggest. Solar. Storm. Ever.

But, sometimes, what you read in history books is wrong.

The Carrington Event was not unique," says Hisashi Hayakawa of Japan's Nagoya University, whose recent study of solar storms has uncovered other events of comparable intensity.">

From spaceweather.com for 1 Sep 2020
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Keep the sun cream handy Brian, we never know p :wink:
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I will make do with my aluminium foil helmet :)

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This is just a ploy to boost sales of Japanese solar storm PPE.
Stop it Brian, there will soon be panic buying of turkey foil and shortages by Christmas.
Bob LOL
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:lol:
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