Fw: X18 solar flare! That is: X18 not X1.8
- Via the NG's:
[I understand that this may cause a massive Aurora Borealis
display-watch those skies for the next 24 hours (and back up your
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel van Os" <athotmeel@...>
Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 11:54 AM
Subject: X18 solar flare! That is: X18 not X1.8
> At 11:10 UT Goes 10 recorded an X18.4 X ray flare, the third
> on record.
> If there is a CME as well (very very likely) and if it
> sunspot group 486 (probably) we might get one of the finest
> shows of the last few years in a couple of days.