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Offline Europan Ocean

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Good day, does the solar wind push on the earth's atmosphere to increase the air pressure on the sunny side?

Could a solar storm eject a coronal mass pushing right down to the earth's ground, possibly causing destruction?


 

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Re: Does the solar wind increase air pressure on the earth?
« Reply #1 on: 06/04/2013 20:28:16 »
When the sun produces a mass ejection although a considerable mass may be ejected it is as a diffuse cloud very little of which is intercepted by the Earth, its effects are not caused by the mass of material but by the electrical charge that it carries.   
 

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