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Solar storm: northern lights observed everywhere in France ?

A solar storm of intense intensity rare is heading towards Earth this weekend of May 11 and 12, causing northern lights which were observed in several regions of France. The images are impressive.

"I wake up after having seen the night in pink”, rejoices on X Eric Lagadec, astrophysicist à the C'Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur. And for good reason, the northern lights wereé observed in France, on the night of May 10 to 11, 2024. On social networks, the photos of these were   oacute; widely relayed. Some fans of this phenomenon have shared their opinion. time-lapse videos of the sky, like at Mont Saint-Michel. 

In Paris, and despite light pollution, some Internet users have managed to solve the problem. see the northern lights above the capital. 

They crossedé France, in Isère and in Côte d'or é also.

A phenomenon linked to &agrav; a solar storm

These impressive images are related to a solar storm that is forecast to last through the weekend. This is of rare intensity. It could also disrupt electronic and communications networks. This intensity had not been measured since 2003. In reality, the Sun is currently ejecting bubbles of plasma which are called coronal mass.   These are "explosions of energetic particles and magnetic fields starting from the sun", explained Shawn Dahl of the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) spoke at a press conference Friday afternoon. At least seven explosions took place towards Earth between Friday and Saturday morning.  The Sun is approaching its peak of activity. which follows an 11-year cycle.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

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