Breaking News - X 1.7 Solar Flare - 1/27/12

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X 2 Class Solar Flare & S2 Radiation Storm
Active Region 11402 located on the northwestern limb, unleashed a major X1.7 Solar Flare at 18:35 UTC. S2 level Radiation Storm threshold has been exceeded, R3 Level Radio Blackout, 100 MeV proton spike is in progress and a 10cm Radio Burst (TenFlare) was reported. Immediately after this flare a Full Halo coronal mass ejection (CME) was observed.

Above information extracted with permission from the SolarWatcher website.

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