On Space

What's Up in the Universe
See All Posts
  • Sun Produces Largest Flare in its Cycle
    Posted by Heather Goss 12:15 AM on Feb 14, 2011

    The Solar Dynamics Observatory -- which was launched exactly one year ago last Friday -- caught an image of this spectacular M6.6 solar flare just after noon EST yesterday.  This solar flare is the biggest yet as the sun cycles into maximum.

    blog post photo
    Photo credit: NASA/SDO

    blog post photo
    Photo credit: NASA/SDO

    Tags: os99, sun, sdo, solar

Share:
  • Recommend
  • Report Abuse

Comments on Blog Post