Identify and explain what type of solar event has just been described. Are the dangers from this solar event more likely to damage satellites, ground-based power grids, and/or unprotected astronauts.
We have detected a major increase in the solar wind from the Sun. The density and speed of material headed towards Earth has increased rapidly. Shortly before this satellites in orbit of the Sun noted a huge bubble of material blasted from the surface of the Sun which then raced off into interplanetary space.