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Sun emits solar flare; Awesome photo captured by NASA

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Sun, the giant burning ball in our solar system, has been caught emitting a solar flare on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.  

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The Sun emitted a moderate solar flare on April 20, 2022, peaking at 9:59 p.m. ET. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the Sun constantly, captured an image of the event," NASA said. 

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However, this is not the first time the Sun has been captured or observed emitting solar flares.  

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Earlier on April 16, too, the burning ball released a significant solar flare.

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According to NASA flares and solar eruptions can impact radio communications, electric power grids, navigation signals, and pose risks to spacecraft and astronauts. 

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Solar flares usually take place in active regions, which are areas on the Sun marked by the presence of strong magnetic fields; typically associated with sunspot groups. 

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