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The sun today
Here's a look at the sun today, and the latest solar forecast from the Space Weather Prediction Center:
"Region 1748 was unproductive in the past 24 hours, but the S1 (Minor) Solar Radiation storm persists. Forecasters have re-analyzed yesterday's CME and now predict it to glance by the Earth's magnetic field late on May 17. No change in the magnitude, however, still predicted to be less than storm levels. Things can change quickly, so check here for updates."
May 12 flare
The first solar flare on May 12 put on a spectacular show from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.