M-6 flare blast: Another CME from Sun heading towards Earth

Saturday, March 10, 2012
By Paul Martin

March 10, 2012

SPACE – Another CME is heading for Earth: Sunspot AR1429 has unleashed another strong solar flare, an M6-class eruption on March 9th at 0358 UT. The blast hurled a coronal mass ejection (movie) almost directly toward Earth. According to analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab, the CME will arrive on March 11th at 0649 UT (+/- 7 hr) adding to the geomagnetic unrest already underway. –Space Weather

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