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Solar storm slamming earth

NOAA says some planes need to be redirected .. Some computer systems may at least need reboots.. Astronauts are safe ..

Solar protons accelerated by this morning's M9-class solar flare are streaming past Earth.. It was almost an X flare but didn't quite make to that level--though it is at the level strong enough to be the biggest since 2005..

Here is a movie of the blast from the sun..



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