Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Double X2+ Solar Flare! 6/10/2014-Update

via Solarham.com


As mentioned in my previous update, the second X-Flare in just over an hour was observed around new region 2087. This one appears to be more energetic than the first one. Attached image is courtesy of the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). To view the latest updates regarding the X1.5 solar flare, please visit the following event log.

The event log for the first X-Flare (X2.2) can be found at the following link.

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GOES X-Ray Flux
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GOES 3-Day X-Ray Flux
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X2.2 Solar Flare Event
A strong, but impulsive solar flare measuring X2.2 was detected Tuesday morning around new sunspot 2087 at 11:42 UTC. The source sunspot is now just rotating into view off off the southeast limb. Any associated CME will likely be directed away from our planet. More updates to follow. Click HERE to view the live event log.
UPDATE: A second X-Flare is currently in progress at 12:53 UTC. This is the second such event in just over an hour. More to follow.

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