Solar Tsunami and CME

Be on the lookout for resulting auroras tomorrow April 25, 2021 if you live in northern tier states!

April 22, 2021: Earth-facing sunspot AR2816 exploded on April 22nd (0435 UT), producing a C3.8-class solar flare. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded a dramatic shock wave rippling away from the blast site: This is a “solar tsunami.” It is a wave of hot plasma and magnetism, about 100,000 km tall, racing outward at approximately 250 […]

Solar Tsunami and CME