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Energy from solar flares headed for Earth

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Energy from solar flares is headed towards Earth. Energy from solar flares is headed towards Earth.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Huge solar explosions on the surface of the sun have been occurring over the past several days and the radiation generated is making its way towards Earth.

While you won't be able to feel or see the direct effect of the magnetic particles, the energy could cause some minor issues.

Airlines, power utilities and GPS providers are on the lookout because the radiation could knock out communications.

Some of the waves of radiation already collided with Earth earlier this week in the immediate aftermath of the flares.

NASA was able to capture all three solar flares on camera.

Friday's cosmic energy is described by scientists as the weakest based solar storm.

In 2003, similar flare ups caused blackouts in Europe and astronauts on the International Space Station had to take cover.
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