Prominence Eruption Produces M1.7 Class Flare
The sun released a M1.7 class flare associated with a prominence eruption on April, 16, 2012. This image was taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in 304 wavelength. This visually spectacular explosion occurred on the sun's Northeastern limb (left) and was not Earth directed. Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA.
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