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Fraser
2011-Jun-21, 06:20 PM
Late in the evening on June 20, 2011 the Sun emitted a long lasting C7.7 class flare (a relatively small flare) that peaked around 11:25p.m. EDT. The flare was associated with a coronal mass ejection that bloomed off the sun at 11:09p.m. EDT (0412 UT). Spaceweather.com reports that according to analysts at the Goddard Space [...]

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