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 Learn more about space weather, its impacts on Earth and how these impacts are monitored.

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Animation showing how what happens on the Sun affects us on Earth.

Space weather describes events in space that can impact our lives here on Earth.

The aurora borealis, or northern lights, occur because of space weather.

A geomagnetic storm is a temporary disturbance in the Earth’s magnetosphere caused by a large burst of solar wind which interferes with the Earth’s magnetic field.

Coronal mass ejections are an eruption of charged bubbles of magnetic gas from the sun and are often linked to solar flares that are sudden releases of large amounts of energy from the sun.