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May 7, 2014
This combined image shows the March 29, 2014, X-class flare as seen through the eyes of different observatories
NASA Telescopes Coordinate Best-Ever Flare Observations

On March 29, 2014, an X-class flare erupted from the right side of the sun...and vaulted into history as the best-observed flare of all time, witnessed by four different NASA spacecraft and one ground-based observatory.

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