A solar radiation storm raining down on the Earth right now could bring a treat to stargazers in the northern continental U.S.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that the moderate geomagnetic storm has not caused significant impact to communications systems. But the storm could provide bright Northern and Southern lights tonight as far south as New York and Oregon today.
An eruption on the sun Sunday night caused a portion of its atmosphere to hurtle down toward Earth at about 5 million miles an hour, arriving at about 10 a.m. this morning. The arrival of these … Read more