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Sun Unleashes Another X-class Flare

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 03:17 PM

Sun Unleashes Another X-class Flare


www.nasa.gov said:

The sun emitted its sixth significant flare since Oct. 23, 2013, peaking at 11:26 p.m. EST on Nov. 7, 2013. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however -- when intense enough -- they can disturb the atmosphere in the layer where GPS and communications signals travel.

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