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  Sunspots and Solar Flares

Sunspots and Solar Flares
Image credit: NASA/SDO

Uploader comment: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured this image of an M7.9 class flare on March 13, 2012 at 1:29 pm EDT. It is shown here in the 131 Angstrom wavelength, a wavelength particularly good for seeing solar flares and a wavelength that is typically colorized in teal.


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