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Watch: Strongest solar flare yet seen by NASA’s IRIS captured in beautiful new image

Posted By admin On February 24, 2014 @ 11:14 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

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February 24, 2014

The strongest solar flare yet seen by NASA’s Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) was recently captured in a beautiful new image. The flare, which erupted from the Sun at 2:40 pm EST on January 28, 2014, registered as an M-class solar flare — a moderate flare, not as strong as the powerful X-class flares, but still significant. IRIS launched in the summer of 2013.

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