Multiple Spacecraft See First Solar X-Flare of 2013 | Video


Published on May 13, 2013

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an X-1.7-class flare on May 13th, 2013 and STEREO-B recorded the ensuing coronal mass ejection. — As an added bonus, a massive prominence erupted from near the southwestern limb of the Sun.


Earth-Facing Sun Eruption Will Likely Spark Geomagnetic Storm


Published on Mar 13, 2013

According to NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory team, there is a 65% chance that the coronal mass ejection emitted from this eruption (occurred on March 12, 2013) will hit Earth. High latitude aurora watchers should be on the lookout on March 15.