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Another X flare today.X2.8

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posted on May, 13 2013 @ 03:21 PM
A X 2.8 has been observed again this afternoon.

A major solar flare reaching X2.8 was observed at 16:05 UTC Monday afternoon.
The source was again around an active region near the east limb. Stay Tuned for the latest updates."

"SOLAR ACTIVITY SURGES: A sunspot on the sun's eastern limb is crackling with powerful X-class solar flares. It announced itself with an X1.7-class eruption on May 13th at 0217 UT, quickly followed by an X2.8-class flare at 1609 UT. These are the strongest flares of 2013, and they signal a significant uptick in solar activity. More eruptions are in the offing."

Looks like our sun has awaken from its sleep
edit on 7/30/2012 by dreamfox1 because: info

posted on May, 13 2013 @ 03:43 PM
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Some info you can find here ..

Two solar flare of M class today from big sunspot 1745

X-Class Solar Flare given off today
edit on 13-5-2013 by MariaLida because: (no reason given)


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