Powerful M Class Solar Flare Will Affect Earth and Satellites | Video

The sun erupted on March 2, 2012 producing an M3 flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) were on hand to observe the fireworks that may cause auroras to light up the northern skies.
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