• Released Thursday, November 13, 2014
  • Updated Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 12:35PM
  • ID: 11682

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Powerful flares erupt from a supersized sunspot.

The five X-class flares highlighted in this video took place between Oct. 18 and Oct. 27, 2014.

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An X3.1-class flare burst from the sun on Oct. 24, 2014, spewing light, energy and radiation out into space in all directions.

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An X1.0-class flare erupted on Oct. 25, 2014. NASA’s SDO uses the teal color to represent some of the hottest material on the sun.

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Earth is shown to scale with the X2.0-class flare observed on Oct. 27, 2014.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Images courtesy of NASA/SDO

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