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Looking Skyward: Solar flares and a lunar eclipse

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NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of a solar flare – as seen in the bright flash in the upper right portion of the image – on April 30, 2022. The image shows a subset of extreme ultraviolet light that highlights the extremely hot material in flares and which is colorized in red.

In this installment of Looking Skyward, CAI's John Basile talks with Dr. Regina Jorgenson of the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket about recent solar flares and an upcoming lunar eclipse.
Some helpful links to expand your knowledge:

https://www.space.com/total-lunar-eclipse-blood-moon-coming-may-2022

https://www.mariamitchell.org/loines-observatory

John Basile is the local host of All Things Considered weekday afternoons and a reporter.