Geomagnetic storm

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Airtist's depiction o solar wind pairticles interacting wi Yird's magnetosphere. Sizes are nae tae scale.

A geomagnetic storm (commonly referred tae as a solar storm) is a temporary disturbance o the Yird's magnetosphere caused bi a solar wind shock wave an/or cloud o magnetic field that interacts wi the Yird's magnetic field.