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View Full Version : “Bad Boy” Sunspot Unleashes Powerful X-Class Flare



Fraser
2012-Jan-28, 12:20 AM
The active region on the Sun that created all the hubbub and aurorae earlier this week put out one last shot before that area of the Sun turns away from Earth’s view, and that shot was a biggie. At 18:37 UT (1:37 pm EST) today (January 27, 2012) sunspot 1402 unleashed an X-class flare, the [...]

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