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A Mid-level Flare, an M6.5, Erupted from the Sun on Apr. 2, 2014

Caption: A mid-level flare, an M6.5, erupted from the sun on Apr. 2, 2014, peaking at 10:05 a.m. EDT. This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the flare in a blend of two wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light: 131 Angstroms and 171 Angstroms, colorized in yellow and red, respectively.

Credit: NASA/ Solar Dynamics Observatory/ Goddard Space Flight Center

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