- uploaded: Feb 6, 2013
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C8.7 Solar Flare
A solar flare nearing moderate levels (C8.7) was detected at 00:21 UTC early Wednesday morning. The source of the flare was Sunspot 1667. A Coronal Mass Ejection is associated with this event and a portion of the expanding cloud may be Earth directed.
These pictures are from NASA, and Were taken from the AIA instrument of the satellite SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory), with a wavelength of 304 Angstroms. this movie was produced by helioviewer org. Credits NASA-SDO Helioviewer Org. and Solarham.