Issue Time: 2013 Aug 15 2316 UTC

ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2013 Aug 15 2217 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 1019 km/s

Sun has been active with almost daily Solar Flux Alerts. Today a type II Radio Emission occurred.

Description: Type II emissions occur in association with eruptions on the sun and typically indicate a coronal mass ejection is associated with a flare event.

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