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Stunning, 'Graceful' Solar Flare Revealed In New NASA Video …

The power of the sun is on full display in a new video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory showing a magnificent M-class solar flare. M-class flares are 10 times less powerful than X-class flares, the most powerful solar…

Stunning, 'Graceful' Solar Flare Revealed In New NASA Video – Blogs

The power of the sun is on full display in a new video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory showing a magnificent M-class solar flare. M-class flares are 10 times less powerful than X-class flares, the most powerful solar…

Solar Flare Captured in Stunning NASA Video

A NASA video released this week features striking footage of a mid-level solar flare recently captured by the space agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory. Solar flares are large bursts of radiation that manifest themselves as a moment of sudden brightness over the sun's surface The video highlights an M-class flare with an intensity level of 6.5 — much stronger than an M1 flare, the weakest of the …

Watch: NASA Releases Video of Solar Flare

NASA has released spectacular video of a solar flare.

Massive Sunspot Rotating Around The Sun For The Third Time

A massive and significantly strong sunspot is currently making its third pass across a “complex region” of the Sun, according to NASA. Sunspots like the one.

Giant sunspot makes third trip across the sun – Phys.org

A giant sunspot appeared on Feb. 25, 2014, for its third trip across the face of the sun. This blend of two images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the sunspot in visible light and an X-class flare observable in…

Solar Flares ‘Pop’ As Titanic Magnetism Riles Up The Sun

Solar flare has increased significantly in the past several days due to titanic magnetism creating major clusters of sunspots. A video from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft gives viewers and up close and person look at the action unfolding on the Sun. A plethora of “tangled lines” in two active, bright regions of the Sun… Read more » Solar Flares ‘Pop’ As Titanic Magnetism Riles Up …

Solar Flares: NOAA Says 80 Percent Chance Of Earth-Directed Eruptions Today

Earth-directed M-Class solar flares have an 80 percent chance of impacting the planet today, according to NOAA forecasters. The national weather researchers also noted that a 50 percent chance of X-Class solar flares hitting Earth exists. Sunspot AR-1967 has moved into a position to make such coronal mass ejections possible over the course of the… Read more » Solar Flares: NOAA Says 80 Percent …

Solar Flare, Near Miss of Earth – B98.5

In 1989, an EMP knocked out Quebec, Canada's electrical transmission system and this year in May, one of the largest solar flares ever recorded took place. The chance of a major solar flare hitting the Earth by 2020 is 1 in 8.

Recent Solar Flare Activity July 1-3rd and its effects …

“The sun fired off an intense solar flare Wednesday (July 3), giving NASA scientists a solar preview to the Fourth of July holiday in the United States. The solar flare erupted at about 3 a.m. EDT (0700 GMT) and was spotted by…


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