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Coronal hole faces Earth

Aurora season is now rapidly coming to an end for high latitude sky watchers in the northern hemisphere but the night skies for our friends in the southern hemisphere are only getting darker and darker. Good news for you as we have a coronal hole facing our planet today which is sending a high speed solar wind stream towards our planet.

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