A LARGE SOLAR STORM
Is expected to slam into Earth imminently, which could bring with it incredible views of the northern lights.
Could however also deliver some disruption to navigation and logistics systems.
IT COULD POSE
A challenge for some, there is also hope that stargazers and photographers might be able to catch a glimpse of the breathtaking natural marvel with their own eyes.
A SOLAR STORM
Is caused by electromagnetic radiation being thrown out by the sun impacting particles here on earth.
THE SOLAR WINDS
Hit Earth’s magnetic field causing light to be emitted. This is what creates the northern lights.
Is at a higher latitude than New York so there's a chance some people here might be able to catch a glimpse of the beautiful natural phenomena.
BIG SOLAR STORMS
Are known as coronal mass ejections - billions of tones of coronal matter, carrying with them a strong magnetic field.