On Saturday, September 24 at 09:40 UT, the Sun blasted out a powerful flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory too images in the ultraviolet, which I pout together into this animation. Make sure to set it to high-resolution!More info: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/09/26/awesome-x2-class-solar-flare-caught-by-sdo/Credit: NASA/SDO/Helioviewer.org
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