Today, Thursday June 8th, 2000, the following weather conditions apply:
velocity: 781.7 km/s
A vigorous shock wave passed NASA's ACE solar wind monitoring spacecraft
this morning at 0842 UT. Disturbances detected by ACE usually reach Earth
about an hour later. This disturbance was the leading edge of a gigantic
bubble of gas ejected from the Sun on June 6. It's been expanding toward
our planet for the past day and a half.
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