Space Weather ALERT: Type II Radio Emission

Space Weather AlertALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2014 Mar 28 2350 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 857 km/s

Comment: Associated with M2/1n flare from Region 2017 (N10W20).

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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