Sun emits M7-class solar flare

Sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, which peaked at 9:03 EDT, on April 18.

ANI| Updated: Apr 19, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Washington: Sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, which peaked at 9:03 EDT, on April 18.

The solar flare was classified as an M7-class solar flare.

The image was captured by NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory in 304 angstrom.

This flare is classified as an M7-class flare, which are one step below the most intense flares, which are designated as X-class.