Unformatted text preview: tion between flares and
CMEs is where they occur
• CMEs are seen in the visible and
associated with the release of
• Flares are observed in the X-rays
and are associated with the
acceleration and release of the
plasma. Solar ﬂares vs CMEs CME Flare Warning of Flares, Erup>ons and CMEs • Cooler plasma takes about 3- 4 days to reach Earth (travels at 100s of km/sec) • X- rays,
UV, Radio Waves, and Light take about 8 min (travels at c) • X- ray and UV emissions dim with large removal of material • Energe>c par>cles (protons) take a ~ hour (travel a li?le slower than c) Faster moving p...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2013 for the course ESS 102 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '08