Space Weather ALERT: Possible CME – Type II Radio Emission

Space Weather Alert

The sun has been very active with several Space Weather Alerts by NOAA including an X-Ray Event that exceed M5 Class. The latest alert was for a type II radio emission with details below.

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ALERT: Type II Radio Emission
Begin Time: 2015 Mar 10 0005 UTC
Estimated Velocity: 967 km/s

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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