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How do solar flares affect communication?
A solar flare is a huge explosion that occurs on the surface of the sun. These explosions emit large amounts of radioactive material into space that can find its way to Earth. This radioactive material thrown from the sun during a solar flare can interfere with the magnetic fields of Earth, according to NASA.
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Solar flares are classified as A, B, C, M or X according to the peak flux (in watts per square meter, W/m2) of 100 to 800 picometer (1 picometer equals 1 trillion of a meter) …X-ray near Earth, as measured on the GOES (geostationary operational environment satellite) spacecraft. Each class has a peak flux ten times greater than the preceding one, with X class flares having a peak flux of order 10−4 W/m2. Within a class there is a linear scale from 1 to 9, so an X2 flare is twice as powerful as an X1 flare, and is four times more powerful than an M5 flare.
a solar flare happens when the sun has a nuclear explosion.
Solar flares can reach up to 10 or 20 million degrees Kelvin. That's 9999726.85 or 19999726.85 degrees Celsius and 17999540.33 or 35999540.33 degrees Fahrenheit!
The Harmful Rays Can Cause Blindness Because You Pupil Is Delicate . Also during a strong solar storm, large powerful flares can cause power failure by overloading the electri…c grid. Strong flares can penetrate most spacecraft, and could cause radiation poisoning or cancer in humans.
Coronal Mass Ejections however provide hydrogen, which in turn helps degrade ozone when present in the "ozone layer". The sun is the primary contributor though to the health… of the ozone layer. The sun creates the ozone we need in our atmosphere and the lack of sun is what causes the thinning layer that we refer to as the hole. Some people believe man contributes to this natural process. Interestingly enough is the fact that scientists believe that the largest "hole" in our atmosphere occurred in 1859. This is also the year that we recorded the largest solar flare activity. Scientifically, there is a definitive correlation between the two issues.
the are lacated on the surface and they are called coronal loops .
Unlikely.. At least, in a solar flare, electronics are destroyed. If your car did not run on any electricity, it would probably be fine.
There is a direct correlation between solar flares and earthquakes. As the Moon affects our tides, the Sun affects the mantle, tectonic plates and disrupts electrical activity…. When there are large solar flares, within a week we experience earthquakes here on Earth.
Solar flares are magnetic storms on the sun which produce high levels of radiation and charged particles. These can temporarily intensify the solar wind, which can interfere w…ith satellites and radio transmissions on earth.Solar flares include the sun.Thats why its called solar because solar means sun or light.
A solar flare is an eruption of plasma from the Sun's surface. It is the result of a magnetic field line of the sun twisting (since plasma is made of electrically charged part…icles). Eventually it gets too tight and snaps back into place; the flares are the paths that plasma take over the magnetic field line. See the related link for more info
The difference between a solar flare and a solar prominence is that a solar flare emits charged partials, which travel to the Earth. Solar prominence are large sheets that bur…st out from the Sun that last for days or even weeks and can grow up to 400000km high. A solar flare affects us by emitting charged partials to the Earth. When the partials hit the Earth the Earth's magnetic field forces them to the North and South poles. As this happens it produces an electrical effect in the Earth's atmosphere that interferes with transmission of radio waves. This is why many communities in the far North lose radio communication for many days at a time. It took my a very long time to figure this out. if you are doing this for a science isu in grade 9 them it is on page 453 on the bottom left of the sun diagram.
About 2 million mph. Pretty Fast ! That answer may be referring to "coronal mass ejections" rather than the closely related phenomenon of solar flares.
I'm studying the milky way in class right now and according to my science book you can fit 2 Jupiter's and 3 earths inside of a solar prominence and that flares can travel mor…e than 600 km\\s
Yes they are, if you know what they are then good, if you don't then here it is; solar flares are flares that come from the sun, so if your up in space and you get to one GOOD… LUCK
They don't. Next question, please . . .
Solar flares can make communication by radio and telephone difficult at times. The earth itself is strongly protected by its magnetic field. When there is a grea…t deal of solar activity we experience this as a beautiful display of Aurora Borealis reaching out from the North and Aurora Australis reaching out from the south. The more active the sun is, the further away from earth's magnetic poles this light will be visible in the sky. Sometimes the ionic particles from the sun are of such a strength that they will saturate the electronics on board various satellites. This will interfere with satellite communication and we might lose TV signals or even phone connections. The ionic particles can in some cases destroy parts of a satellite's electronics and cause it to malfunction. There is little to indicate that this radiation from the sun is of any danger to electronics located down on earth.. A massive solar super storm could possibly penetrate the earth's magnetic shielding to a certain extent and cause problems with ordinary electronics. This fortunately does not happen very often and would most likely render quite a few of our satellites useless. One day if the worst come to the worst and we do have a solar super storm, then I will just be outside watching the sky and letting myself be fascinated by this amazing show from the twin auroras. They might even be visible in daylight. ______________________________________________ In 1870, a severe solar storm (there were actually a series of these throughout the 1870s) caused such an intense inductive current in long telegraph wires that operators no longer needed to connect their systems to batteries in order to send telegrams. In a couple of cases, the induced current was high enough to start fires in the telegraph offices! Particles in the sun can affect power lines on the earth in the same way and there have been 2 large power outages attributed to solar activity. These are somewhat predictable and the solution is usually to distribute the power better so that long power lines don't need to carry as much power. In other words have as many power plants on line as possible during these events. The radiation from solar flares is deadly to people above the earth's magnetic shield and above the atmosphere for example astronauts travelling to the moon, on the moon, travelling to Mars or on Mars need heavy shielding to survive a strong solar storm.
This depends upon the flare intensity. The statistics of flares that were detected from 1980 through 1989 with the Hard x-ray Burst Spectrometer on the solar maximum mission s…how that flares occur at an average rate of about one per day at solar minimum.