Posted by: Chuck | November 21, 2013

Intense Solar Flare May 3, 2013


Published on May 6, 2013

An intense solar storm erupted from the sun on Friday-May 3, 2013, in a dazzling space weather display captured by a NASA spacecraft.

The solar flare erupted from the edge the sun, with NASA’s powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory snapping photos of the sun storm. The flare peaked at 1:32 p.m. EDT (1732 GMT), registering as a relatively medium-strength M5.7-class event.

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