X1.4 flare at 1430 UTC from AR3697

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X1.4 flare at 1430 UTC from AR3697

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Hi All:

The old AR3664 that was 15 earths wide, has come back around as AR3697. While the spot group doesn't appear to be as big as before, it's already thrown out two X-class flares.

I got lucky this morning. I go out early while it's still cool outside (in Phoenix). I start in H-alpha, and about an hour later I finish in H-alpha. This morning it was well timed to catch the X1.4 flare, at 8 o-clock on the disk.

Steve

Before X1.4 flare, 1340 UT
H-alpha before flare, 13:40 UTC
H-alpha before flare, 13:40 UTC
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During flare, 1435 UT
H-alpha during flare, 14:35 UTC
H-alpha during flare, 14:35 UTC
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Re: X1.4 flare at 1430 UTC from AR3697

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Wow!! well caught with your SHG, perfect timing :bow :hamster: :bow
An X class is still on my bucket list, I need to keep watching this region.

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Re: X1.4 flare at 1430 UTC from AR3697

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Congrats on the nice X-class catch!! I observed this one visually.

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