Thursday, July 12, 2012

X1.4 class solar flare - Eruption on sunspot 1520 & CME facing the Earth...



One of the biggest sunspots in years, Sunspot AR1520 erupted earlier today with a big X1.4 Solar flare (largest solar flare since early March). The sunspot is an archipelago-about 200,000 miles long and is directly earth facing.