The Fast X4 Flare from February 2014

  • Released Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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The Sun launches a fast X-ray flare in late February 2014 and is seen by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The eruption sends a bright ribbon of plasma off the limb of the Sun.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, the SDO Science Team, and the Virtual Solar Observatory.

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 12:04 AM EST.


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