July 5, 2012

Solar Fireworks on July 2, 2012

On July 2, 2012, an M5.6 class solar flare erupted in the sun’s southern hemisphere from large sunspot 1515. It peaked at 6:52 AM EDT. This video was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite in the 304 ultraviolet wavelength.  credit:  NASA

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