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Orbitor records powerful eruptions on sun – Shepparton News

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The UK-built Solar Orbiter has recorded the world’s first video showing powerful eruptions from the sun.These events, known as coronal mass ejections (CMEs), are eruptions near the sun’s surface that blast out into the solar system.
They have the potential to trigger space weather that can interfere with satellites and power grids on Earth, and can be harmful to unprotected astronauts.
Chris Castelli, director of programs at the UK Space Agency, said: “Coronal Mass Ejections can cause Geomagnetic…

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