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The flare triggered a radiation storm intense enough to also cause radio blackouts. ‘
SDO/NASA (via Twitter @Camilla_SDO)
Ever wondered what the view would be like when looking down the barrel of a stellar gun? Look no further, this is it.
Monster Sunspot To Unleash Powerful Solar Flares
The huge sunspot complex measures more than 60,000 miles across — big enough for amateur astronomers with decent equipment to spot from their backyards, weather permitting.
Monday evening’s eruption from AR 1471 apparently generated an Earth-directed CME, which should hit Earth sometime Wednesday morning (May 9) Eastern time, researchers said.