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SDO Captures M6.9 Class Solar Flare

July 11, 2012

This movie shows an M6.9 class flare on July 7, 2012 as captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in a combination of the 131, 171, and 304 Angstrom wavelengths. It has been colorized in yellow and red. The movie covers the time frame from 12:00 PM EDT to 1:30 PM.  credit:  NASA