SUNSTORM catches massive solar eruption on Easter Sunday
On Easter Sunday, 17th of April 2022, our Sunstorm mission captured a massive flare from the Sun. Flares are eruptions of electromagnetic radiation and particles in the solar corona. The largest of them, called X-class flares, can be followed by dangerous space weather events around the Earth due to very high intensity electromagnetic radiation and huge amounts of energetic charged particles from the Sun. The flare on Easter Sunday was classified as X-class.