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X1.7 Solar Flare – October 25, 2013

October 25, 2013

A major X-Class solar flare peaking to X1.7 was registered from newly numbered Sunspot 1882 at 08:01 UTC this morning. Associated with this major event was a 10cm Radio Burst (TenFlare) lasting 24 minutes and measuring 610 solar flux units (SFU). A large coronal mass ejection (CME) is now visible in the latest LASCO imagery and looks to have a possible Earth directed component.


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