Articles tagged "farside eruption"

farside eruption july 23 2017

Major solar flare erupts near the eastern limb, no Earth-directed CMEs

A pair of solar flares erupted near the eastern limb of the Sun at about 00:55 and 03:25 UTC on July 23, 2017 and were observed in STEREO-A EUVI 195 imagery. The source is Active Region 2665 which produced a long-duration M2.4 solar flare and Earth-directed CME on...

July 23, 2017


Major solar flares erupting behind the northeast limb

A major solar flare was detected behind Sun's northeast limb on September 1, 2014. STEREO Behind spacecraft, watching farside of the Sun, captured what is most likely an X-class solar flare starting at 11:05 UTC.This major solar flare was associa

September 02, 2014


Farside CME hurled toward Mercury and Venus

An active region on the far side of the sun erupted on Oct. 14th and hurled a significant coronal mass ejection toward Mercury and Venus. Analysts at the Goddard Space Flight Center expect the cloud to hit the innermost planet on Oct. 15th around 8:30 UT.

October 14, 2011