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The sun let out another flare and the photos are stunning

This colorized image captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory space telescope shows a powerful solar flare blasting from the sun on March 31, 2022. (Image credit: NASA)

NASA’s orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory captured yet another solar flare blasting from the same overactive sunspot that triggered radio blackouts and stunning aurora displays on Earth earlier this week. 

The spacecraft, which watches Earth‘s parent star from 22,000 miles (36,000 kilometers) above the planet’s surface, captured the flare, classified as a medium-strength type M, on Thursday (March 31) at 2:35 p.m. EDT (1835 GMT). 

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