2 consecutive Solar Flare in the Sun impacted from Australia to China

Solar Flare: The activities taking place in the Sun are reaching their peak. This is a period of 11 years, through which the Sun is passing. Actually, the North and South Poles of the Sun change their places, which takes 11 years to switch again. During this period, flares come out from the Sun, the effect of which is visible till the Earth. Just a few days ago, two huge solar flares emerged from a sunspot area ‘AR3663’ on the Sun. They affected till the earth.

spacedotcom’s Report According to, the first solar eruption occurred on May 2. He was a Flare of the X-Class category, which is considered the most powerful. This caused shortwave radio blackouts in parts of Australia, Japan and China.

Regarding that solar explosion, physicist Keith Strong wrote on the social media platform ‘X’, “X flare! Sunspot area AR3663 has just produced a X1.7 flare. This is the 11th largest flare of the current solar cycle. He told that The flare lasted for about 25 minutes in total.

The second solar flare erupted on May 3, which was a M class category flare. Because the sunspot was focused toward Earth at the time of the explosion, it caused a short wave radio blackout on our planet.

What are Solar Flares?

Solar flares are created when the Sun releases magnetic energy, releasing light and particles. Flares are the most powerful explosions ever recorded in our solar system, releasing energy comparable to billions of hydrogen bombs. The energetic particles present in them travel at the speed of light.

If the direction of a solar flare is towards the Earth, it can cause geomagnetic disturbances. Due to this, short circuit may occur in satellites and the power grid may be affected. If the impact is severe, it can also put astronauts in Earth’s orbit in danger.

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