X-class Flare Erupts from Sun on April 24

April 25, 2014 5:18 PM

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X-class Flare Erupts from Sun on April 24

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:50 pm via: NASA

The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 8:27 p.m. EDT on April 24, 2014. Images of the flare were captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere to physically affect hum...

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