Sun Shoots Out Massive Solar Flare

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NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) recorded the largest solar flare released by the sun in four years.

Called an X-Flare it’s the strongest types and can disrupt communications and electrical power grids on Earth.

This is because solar flares aren’t only burst of energy. They’re also a magnetic pulse that can knock satellites out of orbit.

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  • dave
    18 February 2011 at 1:19 am
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    where i work there are thousands of pigeons on the roof.After this huge solar flare they have all vanished….(lithgow australia)

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