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Major X4.9 Solar Flare February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014

A major X4.9 Solar Flare was registered by newly numbered active region 11990 at 00:49 UTC this morning. Associated with this event was a 10cm radio bust reaching 3700 solar flux units with a duration of 85 minutes and a very strong Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) was observed leaving the blast site but will not have an earth bound component as the active region had just rotated the eastern limb.

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