Definition of solar flare in English:

solar flare

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noun

Astronomy
  • A brief eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun’s surface, associated with sunspots and causing radio and magnetic disturbances on the earth.
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    • Many magnetic storms occurred in tandem with reports of solar flares or of large sunspot regions near the Sun's equator.
    • Initial radiation from the solar flares - radio waves, visible light and X-rays - traveled at light-speed, well ahead of the clouds of charged particles.
    • The severe weather on Earth is likely related to sunspots and solar flares on the sun.

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