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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of solar flares early Saturday afternoon. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says there have been measurable effects and impacts from the geomagnetic storm. Solar Dynamics Observatory hide caption

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The huge solar storm is keeping power grid and satellite operators on edge

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The sun emits a mid-level solar flare releasing a burst of solar material. NASA hide caption

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The sun emits a mid-level solar flare releasing a burst of solar material. NASA hide caption

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A single plume of plasma, many times taller than the diameter of Earth, rose up from the Sun, twisted and spun around, while spewing streams of particles for two days — Aug. 17-19, 2015 — before breaking apart. NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory hide caption

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NASA says this "blue marble" image is the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date. NASA hide caption

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Satellite Set To Stream Daily Images Of Earth From Space

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