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A Powerful Solar Storm Hits Earth Tonight, Starlink Service Could Be Impacted

The NOAA has issued a warning about an upcoming geomagnetic storm that is predicted to hit earth tonight and into December 1st. The solar storm, predicted to be a category G3 on the NOAA’s G1 to G5 rating, could impact electrical systems, low-earth orbit satellite constellations, HF radio, and GPS systems. Starlink operates thousands of satellites in low-earth orbit, so we could see minor outages over the next day or two. The upcoming storm has photographers and weather enthusiasts excited, because it creates good conditions to see auroras, even at mid-latitudes. The NOAA says auroras may be seen as low …

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