Sun Hurls Strongest 'X-Class Solar' Flare at Earth

March 13, 2015 1:50 PM

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Our Sun unleashed a massive solar flare aimed directly at our planet on March 11, the first super powerful flare of the year.

The phenomenal eruption, which peaked at 12:22 pm EDT (1622 GMT), was captured on video by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory.

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