April 2012 Solar Flare & Eruption

  • Released Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:50PM
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A large eruption occurs on the limb of the Sun (left upper quadrant) around time-stamp 17:33 hours. For the next several hours, material can be see falling back down to the solar surface.



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