March 7, 2012 X5.4 Flare
An X5.4 class solar flare flashes in the edge of the Sun on March 07, 2012. This image was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and shows a blend of light from the 171 and 131 angstrom wavelengths. This image was created for the July 31, 2020 issue of Science
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