solar flare

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Synonyms for solar flare

a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface


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The power of the eruption is X8,2, where "X" means the most powerful solar eruption, and the figures specify its intensity.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Earth is often struck by solar eruptions.
In the first hypothesis, the rope forms before a solar eruption.
A gigantic solar eruption has been captured in a NASA time-lapse video which shows the massive wave shooting out billions of particles from the Sun.
The solar eruption comes as the Sun reaches the climax of its 11-year cycle making more flares and mass ejections likely.
Experts from the Department of Physics at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, have been monitoring developments on the surface of the Sun since a major solar eruption on Tuesday.
A solar eruption gracefully rose up from the sun on December 31, 2012, twisting and turning.
The storms occur when a solar eruption hits Earth's protective magnetic bubble, or magnetosphere.
SDO SOLAR BALLET: A solar eruption gracefully rose up from the sun on December 31, 2012, twisting and turning.
The Earth-orbiting observatory has also made the first high-definition recording of a solar eruption over a broad range of ultraviolet wavelengths.
The solar eruption lasted for about four hours, according to (http://www.
Hurling a storm of charged particles earthward, this solar eruption was imaged Dec.
Referred to as solar prominence, the giant eruptions apparently expanded beyond the camera view of NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) that captured high definition video of the solar eruption, Space.
This will provide an independent three-dimensional view of a solar eruption.
The solar eruption heading into space does not appear to be Earth-directed.