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CfA Press Release Images
 Release No. 03-23: WE'RE GOING TO GET HIT AGAIN!
For Release: October 30, 2003

solar flareThis image of the October 29th solar flare was taken by the Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (EIT) on board NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft. It shows a tremendous burst of x-ray light at a wavelength of 195 Angstroms associated with the flare. The flare was so bright that it overloaded the instrument's detector, causing the horizontal artifacts in the image. Courtesy: NASA.

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