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Images of mid-level solar flare captured by NASA's SDO! - See pic

Images of mid-level solar flare captured by NASA's SDO! - See pic

For those who are unaware, solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. 

Watch: NASA's SDO captures unraveling solar prominence in new video

Watch: NASA's SDO captures unraveling solar prominence in new video

As seen in this video, an elongated solar prominence rose up above the sun’s surface and slowly unraveled on February 3.

Massive solar flares possible, can create havoc on Earth

Massive solar flares possible, can create havoc on Earth

The Sun has the potential to release solar flares 1,000 times greater than previously recorded, which can rattle the Earth's communications and energy systems, said researchers.

NASA celebrates 20 years of SOHO in space with stunning video – Watch

NASA celebrates 20 years of SOHO in space with stunning video – Watch

SOHO also found an unexpected role as the greatest comet hunter of all time - reaching 3,000 comet discoveries in September 2015.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures image of mid-class solar flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures image of mid-class solar flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured an image of a mid-class solar flare on Monday.