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A Solar Flare in HD

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WATCH: Powerful solar flare seen in spectacular high-definition

They are one of the most powerful eruptions on the surface of the sun, and on April 17, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured one in 4K. 126 more words


Another Flare

During a December, 2013, solar flare, three satellites watched a current sheet form. This animation shows four views of the flare from the Solar Dynamics Observatory… 88 more words


The smoking gun of #SolarFlares @ProfMcAteer


How do you observe something so fast, so hot, so dense?

“You have to be watching at the right time, at the right angle, with the right instruments to see a current sheet,” said… 12 more words