Solar Dynamics Observatory Sees ‘Cinco de Mayo’ Solar Flare

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured these images of a significant solar flare – as seen in the bright flash on the left – peaking at 6:11 p.m. EDT on May 5, 2015. Each image shows a different wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light that highlights a different temperature of material on the sun. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/solar-dynamics-observatory-sees-cinco-de-mayo-solar-flare

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