The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare on Thursday from a sunspot known as AR 1520, according to a NASA report. The solar flare began at 1:13 a.m. EDT and peaked at 1:58 a.m. The space agency notes that solar flares are "gigantic bursts of radiation" that are harmless to humans because they can't pass through Earth's atmosphere... To continue reading, subscribe to The Space Reporter today.
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