NASA video shows “graceful” solar flare

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NASA has released images of a solar flare captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

This particular solar flare was released on April 2nd.

According to NASA, harmful radiation from a flare can’t physically affect us, but when they’re intense enough, they can disrupt communications, including GPS technology.

NASA says this was a mid-level “M” class flare. The larger flares fall into the “X” category.