In the Sun there was a second powerful flash

Sun 7 September there was a second powerful flash. This is with reference to the Laboratory x-ray astronomy of the Sun Physical Institute named Lebedev, reports REGNUM. Graph of solar flare activity is published on the website of the Laboratory.

It noted that the outbreak was recorded at 18:00 GMT. She belongs to the upper class activity.

September 6 the merger of the two largest groups of sunspots was the most powerful flare in the past 12 years which belongs to the class X. the event was rated a score of 9.3, making the outbreak one of the five powerful explosions in the Sun in the entire history of observations.

Head of the Center for space weather of Institute of terrestrial magnetism, ionosphere and radio wave propagation named Pushkov of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IZMIRAN) Sergey Gaydash said that it is a threat of failure of space systems and communication systems.

The most powerful flares observed on the Sun, emit into the environment tremendous energy. A few minutes into the open space goes up to a trillion megatons of TNT. This is about the fifth part of the energy radiated by the Sun per second, and all the energy that will develop people in a million years (subject to its production with modern pace).