05 Jul '12, 2pm

Solar flares mark Fourth of July with celestial display - Mother Nature Network: Mother Nature NetworkSolar flar...

Solar flares mark Fourth of July with celestial display - Mother Nature Network: Mother Nature NetworkSolar flar...

THE SUN'S FIREWORKS: This still from a NASA video shows a Fourth of July solar flare from sunspot AR1515. (Photo: NASA/SDO) The sun unleashed some powerful solar flares on July 4 in an impressive celestial fireworks display just in time for the U.S. Independence Day holiday. A solar flare erupted at 5:47 a.m. EDT (0947 GMT) and hit its peak strength eight minutes later. The flare fired off from the active sunspot AR1515 and registered as a class M5.3 solar storm on the scale used by astronomers to measure space weather, according to the Space Weather Prediction Group operated by NOAA. Class M solar flares are powerful, but still medium-strength, sun storms that can supercharge northern lights displays on Earth. The weakest of the sun's strong solar flares are C-class storms. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft currently watching the sun also captured another solar...

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