The M7 Flare of October 2, 2014, seen from SDO

  • Released Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:50PM
  • ID: 4225

Just before solar rotation carries it over the solar limb (as seen from SDO), an active region launches an impressive M7 flare (lower right limb). A large amount of solar plasma is also launched into space and we observe some of the material falling back onto the Sun.


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