Space Weather News for May 13, 2013

suneruptionX-FLARE: A sunspot hiding behind the sun's eastern limb erupted on May 13th at 02:17 UT, 
producing the strongest solar flare of the year so far (X1.7).  
The blast site  will turn toward Earth in a few days. This will give forecasters a better 
view of the active region and allow them to gauge its potential for more explosions. 
Visit for updates and images of today's X-flare.

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