Post by Eric Gajewski on Apr 20, 2018 20:13:53 GMT
TRADCATKNIGHT: (VIDEO) SIGNS IN THE SKIES: INTERPLANETARY SHOCK WAVE
INTERPLANETARY SHOCK WAVE: An interplanetary shock wave hit Earth's magnetic field on April 19th around 23:50 UT. When the disturbance arrived, the density of solar wind flowing around our planet abruptly quadrupled and a crack opened in Earth's magnetic field. The resulting G2-class geomagnetic storm sparked unusual "electric blue" auroras.