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Multiple-wavelength View of X5.4 Solar Flare

This image is from the March 6, 2012 X5.4 flare, captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) in multiple wavelengths (94, 193, 335 angstrom).

 

Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA

 

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Taken on March 7, 2012