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Solar Storm
« on: March 07, 2012, 08:05:51 PM »
Some potential for power and communication problems.

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/46660616/#46660616
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2012, 08:32:30 PM »
Too bad there is some cloud cover and a bright moon tonight.  Those will make seeing the Northern Lights a non starter.

That and I will be in bed.
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 09:32:04 PM »
Some potential for power and communication problems.

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/46660616/#46660616

That's amazing!  YOU"RE the one who watches MSNBC.  I was wondering who that might be.  ;)
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2012, 09:40:03 PM »
FEAR FEAR FEAR FEAR!!!! The sun is exploding!!!!!! Run for your life!
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2012, 09:52:16 PM »
I would love to see some Aurora again.  Alas, it is the full moon of March here. :-[


That's amazing!  YOU"RE the one who watches MSNBC.  I was wondering who that might be.  ;)

Huh, I thought you were the space guy.  Being all fair and balanced, you knew all about it: :D

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2012/03/07/solar-storm-could-disrupt-power-on-earth/

I will be up early, perhaps I can get some views in.  Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2012, 09:59:00 PM »
I would love to see some Aurora again.  Alas, it is the full moon of March here. :-[


That's amazing!  YOU"RE the one who watches MSNBC.  I was wondering who that might be.  ;)

Huh, I thought you were the space guy.  Being all fair and balanced, you knew all about it: :D

http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/lifestyle/2012/03/07/solar-storm-could-disrupt-power-on-earth/

I will be up early, perhaps I can get some views in.  Thanks for the heads up.

Believe it or don't I first heard about it from George Noory on Coast to Coast AM.
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2012, 10:05:28 PM »
Apparently, the full moon may not matter.

Check out this video taken last night, Lake Superior : http://vimeo.com/38094084


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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2012, 10:21:45 PM »
Apparently, the full moon may not matter.

Check out this video taken last night, Lake Superior : http://vimeo.com/38094084


Usually I find out about space weather HERE

Ah yes, DSLR stop-motion video.  I do that too, but no aurora to shoot this far south.


You might enjoy THIS.

They are a great site too.  Lots of good info and links.

Have you checked out the SOHO movies HERE  Great stuff from SOHO!
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2012, 02:57:40 AM »
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2012, 08:22:30 AM »
FEAR FEAR FEAR FEAR!!!! The sun is exploding!!!!!! Run for your life!

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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2012, 08:41:01 AM »
FEAR FEAR FEAR FEAR!!!! The sun is exploding!!!!!! Run for your life!

"I thought if the world were going to end we were meant to lie down, or put a paper bag over our head or something........That's what they told us in the army."
Haha, they did not.
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2012, 08:54:20 AM »
Maybe, but try and convince Ford Prefect of it.
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2012, 09:24:31 AM »
I heard someone built a second Earth, with nicer fjords.
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2012, 09:54:23 AM »
Pining for the fjords, are we?
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Re: Solar Storm
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2012, 11:20:27 AM »
Pining for the fjords, are we?
No, just another reference to Slartybartfast.
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