The sun emitted some of the most intense flares, its activity increasing. Here are the pictures that show that

Credit image: NASA
Credit image: NASA

Article by: Andacs Robert Eugen, on 04 May 2022, at 12:56 pm Los Angeles time

The activity of the Sun has been quite intense these days. It emits even huge solar flares of the highest class, namely class X.

On May 3, 2022, around 9:25 a.m. EDT reached the peak of this intensified activity surprised by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Solar flares are powerful explosions of energy, and their effects on the Earth (if they are directed at us) are quite disastrous.

They can stop communications between the ISS and space agencies, bring down satellites, GPS systems in some areas can be severely damaged, power relays can suffer massive damage, and telecommunications can fall for a long time.

But these solar flares can also offer good things.

For example, when strong solar flares are hitting the Earth, aurora borealis occurs in the atmosphere, providing an unforgettable experience.

In any case, NASA has not given information on the direction of these solar storms, but most likely they are not coming to Earth, otherwise, NASA would have included this in the recent announcement.

However, the space agency reported that these new solar flares on May 3 were class X, meaning some of the strongest.

Even though two much smaller solar flares followed after that, the activity of the Sun remains high and we may hear new solar flares and solar storms in the coming days.

Observation: After the huge solar flare that occurred, two more moderate ones followed on May 3, 2022, reaching the peak at 8:19 p.m. ET and another on May 4, 2022, peaking at 5:00 p.m. ET.

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