A beautiful prominence eruption shot off the east limb (left side) of the sun on Monday, April 16, 2012. This view of the flare was recorded by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
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April 16, 2012 Solar Flare
M1.7 solar flare of 17:45 UT on April 16, 2012, tweeted by SDO. They added: "Great eruption happening on the sun now. Stay tuned for the movie #NASA #SUN."
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Solar Flare of April 16, 2012
M1.7 solar flare of 17:45 UT April 16, 2012.
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Solar Flare, April 16, 2012
Credit: c. Alex Young, The Sun Today via NASA/SDO
NASA SDO tweeted this image of the M1.7 solar flare which erupted 17:45 UT on April 16, 2012, and wrote: "Another still of today's eruption in different…Read More »
wavelengths of EUV. Still waiting for the event to end for a movie." Less «
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Beautiful Prominence of April 16, 2012
A beautiful prominence eruption shot off the east limb (left side) of the sun on Monday, April 16, 2012. Such eruptions are often associated with solar…Read More »
flares, and in this case an M1 class (medium-sized) flare did occur at the same time, though it was not aimed toward Earth. This event, which is still in progress, was seen by NASA’s SDO satellite. Less «
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New Space Telescope to Target Sun Storms
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped high-definition video and images of the stunning April 16, 2012 solar flare.