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Fraser
2012-Mar-07, 04:50 AM
Active Region 1429 unleashed an X5-class solar flare early this morning at 00:28 UT, as seen in this image by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (AIA 304). The eruption belched out a large coronal mass ejection (CME) into space but it’s not yet known exactly how it will impact Earth — it may just be a [...]

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