Solar activity update 17 March 2013

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Published on Mar 17, 2013

STRONG CME IMPACT: As predicted, a coronal mass ejection (CME) hit Earth’s magnetic field at 0600 UT on March 17th. The impact was strong, lifting the solar wind speed from 300 km/s to greater than 600 km/s. High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras. http://www.spaceweather.com/

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