M6,5 Flare & CME - SDO Captures the Extreme Ultraviolet Blast:

Northern sunspot AR2027 erupted on April 2nd at 14:05 UT, producing a significant M6-class solar flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme ultraviolet blast:In the movie, you can see material being hurled into space. That is the genesis of a spectacular CME now racing away from the sun's eastern limb. Our planet was not in the line of fire, but the expanding cloud might nevertheless have an Earth-directed componentIt was a rather noisy and long duration solar flare pictures were taken by credit: "Ridding"youtube Audio Library

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