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Astronomie - PHOTOGENE SONNENERUPTION In den frühen Morgenstunden des 9. Mai

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PHOTOGENIC EXPLOSION: During the early hours of May 9th, a magnetic filament snaking over the sun's northeastern limb rose up and flung itself into space. 
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While this eruption was underway, another magnetic filament connected to sunspot AR2339 also erupted. The two wild filaments combined to produce a bright CME: image. The expanding cloud does not appear to be heading for Earth. It was photogenic, but not geoeffective.
More explosions are in the offing. Behemoth sunspot AR2339 has a 'beta-gamma' magnetic field that harbors energy for strong solar flares. NOAA forecasters estimate a 55% chance of M-flares and a 10% chance of X-flares on May 9th.
Quelle: Spaceweather
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