NASA’s MAVEN mission orbiting Mars has recently witnessed two different types of ultraviolet aurorae simultaneously, the result of solar storms that began on Aug. 27.
X1 Solar Flare Captured in a NASA Image
The Sun emitted a strong solar flare, peaking at 4:25 p.m. EDT on Oct. 2, 2022.
Strong Solar Flare Erupts From Our Sun
This flare is classified as an X-class flare. X-class denotes the most intense flares, while the number provides more information about its strength.
Solar Flare Caught in NASA Image
The Sun emitted a moderate solar flare on May 4, 2022