Two More Solar Flares Erupt on Active Sun Saturday
Date: 10 March 2012 Time: 05:58 PM ET
captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) on March 10, 2012,
shows an active region on the sun, seen as the bright spot to the right.
Designated AR 1429, the spot has so far produced three X-class flares
and numerous M-class flares.
The outbursts were both categorized as M-class solar flares, and exploded from the surface of the sun at 12:27 a.m. EST(0527 GMT) and 12:44 p.m. EST (1744 GMT), respectively, according to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
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