The Sun Released a Massive X-class Solar Flare

March 14, 2015 5:56 AM

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The flare was large and affected radio signals all through the large area of the Western Hemisphere. Thomas Ashcraft, a novice radio astronomer, says the flare was so strong that it “clambered” the Ionosphere, making it difficult for just about any decametric radio signal across the world to permeate the disturbance.

As said by Ashcraft, the failure lasted around 15 minutes, and throughout that period, he was able to receive radio signals released by the electrical energy in his observatory.

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