Contact: Susan Hendrix
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: A mid-level solar flare erupted on the sun late on Feb. 3, 2014, peaking at midnight EST. This image, captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, shows the bright flare near the center of the sun.
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