NASA’s Telescope Caught Gigantic Solar Flare

December 25, 2014 3:24 PM

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NASA’s Telescope Caught Gigantic Solar Flare

A very active part of the sun, which is known as Active Region 2242, emitted a gigantic solar flare late on Friday evening (19 December) and this was caught by NASA.

This is the most delicate picture of the star that NASA has ever taken. Typically NASA’s NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscpic Telescope Array) looks at black holes and other objects put far away in the earth’s planetary group. However, this time, the telescope has effectively caught a picture of the sun’s h...

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