Small coronal hole faces Earth

Friday, 14 April 2017 - 21:17 UTC

Small coronal hole faces Earth

A minor coronal hole located on the Sun's southern hemisphere is facing Earth today.

The NOAA SWPC has issued a minor G1 geomagnetic storm watch for 17 April (next Monday) likely due to the anticipated arrival of the solar wind stream from this coronal hole.

Image: NASA SDO

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