On Sept. 6, 2017 – active sunspot region AR 2673 produced a…

On Sept. 6, 2017 – active sunspot region AR 2673 produced a massive X9.3 solar flare. The eruptive event also unleashed a CME partially directed toward Earth. The image sequence above shows the Sun in extreme ultraviolet (211 angstrom, colorized in red) but our star is looking lively these days in both white light and H-alpha.

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