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Sun Emits X-class Solar Flare

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:01 PM

NASA Releases Images of X-class Solar Flare


www.nasa.gov said:

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 1:48 p.m. EDT March 29, 2014, and NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of the event. 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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