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Carrington Event

(Solar Storm of 1859)
(solar storm September 1-3 1859)

The Carrington Event or Solar Storm of 1859 was a solar storm and resulting Geomagnetic Storm on September 1-3 1859 consisting of a Solar Eruption aimed straight at Earth. It is the largest solar event on record.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_storm_of_1859

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