NASA Imagery Shows a Late Summer "Flurry of Flares" Bursting from the Sun - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

Images from NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) show it was a busy week on the surface of the sun. It began began with an explosive mid-level flare that erupted last Sunday (August 24). The sun continued to unleash over half a dozen more flares within the next two days. The SDO captured images of the flares, which erupted from a sunspot is known as AR2151. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation.



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