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Solar Flare

October 25, 2012
A solar flare on Oct. 22, 2012, as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in the 131 Angstrom wavelength. This wavelength of light is used for observing solar material heated to 10 million Kelvin, as in a solar flare. The wavelength is typically colorized in teal, as it is here.

Credit: NASA/SDO/Goddard

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