Magnetic storms on Mars

Magnetic storms on Mars Facts

Magnetic storms on Mars from 24 to 25 October due coronal emission of the Sun which occurred October 22, 2011.

Mars has the unique ability to respond to solar storms. Unlike Earth, which has a continuous magnetic field, Mars unevenly covered by so-called "magnetic umbrellas" — remnants of the planetary field decayed billions of years ago.

When a coronal mass ejections hit the Red Planet, the "umbrella" of the observed magnetic storms, during which light up auroras.

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