Lecture20_SolarActivityNSolarWind

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Unformatted text preview: plasma is accelerated back towards the chromosphere Magne>c Reconnec>on a Sunspot Forma>on nd Solar Folar Flare and S lares The 11 Year Cycle Magne>c Field Map Corona X- ray Emissions Classification of Solar Flares: GOES satellite at looks light intensity between 0.1 – 0.8 nm and 0.5 – 4 nm Each category is subdivided 1- 9 (ex: X1, X2…X9) Class Peak Intensity (W/m2) between 0.1 and 0.8 nm Effect on Earth B I < 10- 6 C 10- 6 ≤ I < 10- 5 Minor events – few no>...
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