NASA Captures X7 Solar Flare

This video taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory in extreme ultraviolet (131 angstrom) shows the August 9, 2011, X7 class flare which started at 3:48 AM EDT from sunspot 1263. The brunt of the explosion was not Earth-directed.

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