Sun Blasts Big X1-Class Solar Flare

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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an X1.1-class solar flare in multiple wavelengths.
See time-lapse footage of the blast that caused "a strong shortwave radio blackout over South America," according to

Credit: NASA/SDO/Helioviewer | Edited by's
Steve Spaleta
Music: Jupiter Aurora by David Celeste / courtesy of Epidemic Sound