Contact: Karen Fox
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This movie shows the sun July 10-12, ending with the X1.4 class flare on July 12, 2012. It was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory in the 131 Angstrom wavelength - a wavelength that is particularly good for viewing solar flares and that is typically colorized in teal. There is also a coronal mass ejection associated with this flare.
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