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Geomagnetic Storm Hits Earth’s Magnetic Field

January 7, 2011

GEOMAGNETIC STORM: As expected, a solar wind stream hit Earth’s magnetic field in the early hours of Jan. 7th. The impact sparked a G1-class (Kp=5) geomagnetic storm and bright auroras around the Arctic Circle.

View photo here at SpaceWeather.com

NOAA Space Weather Scales

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