October 2013 X-Flare from Solar Dynamics Observatory

  • Released Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
  • Updated Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 at 12:04AM
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Another Halloween space weather fest? October-November 2003 of the previous solar cycle saw some of the most energetic solar events since space flight (see Halloween Solar Storms 2003: A Multi-Mission View. Halloween of 2013 has seen a similar round of high solar activity, with energetic flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).


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