Strong Solar Flare Bursts Towards Earth | Video
Sunspot AR1471 unleashed an M-class solar flare on May 7th, 2012. Forecasters at the Goddard Space Weather lab predict that coronal mass ejection will reach Earth on May 9th. These storms can cause brief radio blackouts in the polar regions.
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