Why is magnetic reconnection important?
In this way, we learn more about cosmic behaviour of magnetic bodies.
Understanding how the process takes place will definitely help us have a much better comprehension of any phenomenon which occurs in our Sun as well as on other stars.
"It will teach us more about giant geomagnetic storms like the Halloween storms, thus helping us safeguard our home planet Earth." - according to NASA.
Solar flares and auroras are also included.