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NASA: Earth currently under Geomagnetic Storm Watch – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Planet Earth is under a Geomagnetic Storm Watch on Sunday and, luckily, that isn’t as scary as it sounds.

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Planet Earth is under a Geomagnetic Storm Watch on Sunday and, luckily, that isn’t as scary as it sounds.
In fact, some people in these situations pack up and hop on a plane — not to flee to safety, but to view the beautiful result: auroras or the Northern Lights.
It all starts with a solar flare on the surface of the sun. According to NASA, solar flares are a sudden explosion of energy as a result of crossing or reorganizing magnetic field lines near sunspots. Just like we…

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