A Carrington event is a massive plasma solar flare – a ring of fire

                                                            NASA Goddard PhotoSolar flares Solar flares continually erupt from the surface of the sun. These powerful surges of plasma can reach the earths magnetic field.  The number of flares and sunspots fluctuate each year reaching a maximum every approximate eleven years. The Sun was due to reach a solar maximum in its 11 year cycle in 2011 …

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