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oct23_2012_x1

Sunspot 1598 generated impulsive X1.8 solar flare

X1.8 solar flare peaked at 03:17 UTC on October 23, 2012 around Active Region 1598, which is still several days away from directly facing Earth from center disk. NOAA/SWPC forecasters estimated 20% chance for another X-class event.Space Weather Message Code:

October 23, 2012