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Big Sunspot Remains Active. Sunspot 1429 Unleashes Two X-Class Flares WWW.GOODNEWS.WS

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Published on Mar 13, 2012

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This is the sunspot region AR 1429 that has generated several major solar storms recently. The video covers nine days (Mar. 4 - 12, 2011). Notice how the spot continually changes as its magnetic fields realign themselves. The images are white light images called intensitygrams captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). - Sunspot 1429 Unleashes Two X-Class Flares: This movie of the March 6, 2012 X5.4 flare was captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in the 171 Angstrom wavelength. Active Region 1429 has been shooting off flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) since it rotated into Earth's view on March 2, 2012. Two X-class flare have been released overnight, an X1.3 and an X5.4. Stay tuned for more from this very active sunspot. Credit: NASA

Big Sunspot Remains Active. Sunspot 1429 Unleashes Two X-Class Flares WWW.GOODNEWS.WS
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