Telescope catches 'monster flare'

13 years 10 months ago #35211 by ei5fk
Telescope catches 'monster flare' was created by ei5fk
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6124960.stm
This is a big one, glad we are not in its path
The energy release was equivalent to about 50 million trillion atomic bombs
Charles

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13 years 10 months ago #35212 by voyager
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A nice observation to have managed to make. Were this to happen on the sun I think the only thing we could say would be *sizzle* :)

Bart.

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13 years 10 months ago #35219 by albertw
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Were this to happen on the sun I think the only thing we could say would be *sizzle* :)


But if we survived there would be plenty of new aurora slides to look at :-)

Albert White MSc FRAS
Chairperson, International Dark Sky Association - Irish Section
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13 years 10 months ago #35242 by Seanie_Morris
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Were this to happen on the sun I think the only thing we could say would be *sizzle* :)


But if we survived there would be plenty of new aurora slides to look at :-)


John Flannery would be most pleased! :lol:

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.

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13 years 10 months ago #35258 by pmgisme
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Coal-miners would survive it.

Then the Human Race would become the "Coal-miner Race".

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