The sun unleashed an M1.7 class CME today with an Earth directed CME.At 00:43 UT, sunspot AR1865 erupted with a flash of radiation. The CME should arrive on October 15-16 and could cause geomagnetic storms.
Video of Flare 10-13-13
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