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The Solar Dynamics Observatory always provides an incredible view of our Sun, and is keeping an eye on Active Region 1504, which is turning towards Earth and has been producing several C-class solar flares and even three stronger M-class solar flares. There are also a few other Active Regions visible, 1505, 1506 and 1507. The video above starts off with a view from June 9 to 12 in the 171 angstrom wavelengths and it shows us the many coronal loops extending off of the Sun where plasma moves along magnetic field lines, then switches to the 304 angstrom view, seeing the M-class solar flares.
Even though there were no Earth-directed CME’s observed during the past few days, and upcoming solar activity is expected to be low to moderate, the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center says all these regions are showing signs of growth, and will continued to be monitored.