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Fraser
2008-Dec-16, 02:30 AM
In 2006, one of the largest solar flares observed for 30 years erupted, saturating X-ray cameras on board observatories orbiting Earth. The December 5th event was a powerful X-ray flare, registering "X9" on the scale of powerful "X-class" flares. Even though flares weighing in at X20 have been observed, the X9 is a rare event [...]

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