Mercury Alarm Bells

Mercury Alarm Bells

Mercury was recently defined as the “Sun sentinel”, because it may inform us about imminent geomagnetic storms caused by the arrival of solar plasma bubbles, called Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) into the terrestrial environment. It is a fact that there is a direct link between the passage of a bubble from the Sun and the exosphere dynamic of Mercury. The emission trend of Sodium (Na) around Mercury could be an alarm bell in the spatial planetary meteorology: it shall provide indications about the spread of solar low-pressure areas before their possible coming to the Earth. In a National Institute of…