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A Cloud Of Plasma Ejected By The Sun Covered The Earth

A Cloud Of Plasma Ejected By The Sun Covered The Earth

The plasma cloud that ejected the Sun on the evening of December 7 reached the Earth, according to the laboratory of x-ray astronomy of the Sun of the Physical Institute of the Academy of Sciences (SFIA).

"The contact of our planet with dense masses of solar gas was registered around 4 am Moscow time," the Institute notes.

The Earth will be submerged in the solar matter for about a day, Russian scientists predict.

As the laboratory reported earlier, the impact of the plasma cloud will be a sharp increase in the radiation load on space vehicles. Besides, it will affect the fluctuations of the magnetic field near the surface of our planet.

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