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A solar flare is a huge explosion that occurs on the surface of the sun. These explosions emit large amounts of radioactive material into space that can find its way to Earth. This radioactive material thrown from the sun during a solar flare can interfere with the magnetic fields of Earth, according to NASA.
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How big are solar flares?

That is similar to asking how large is large. They vary greatly in size. Some are thousands and thousands of miles tall and have made far deeper impact in our ozone layer then

How is the intensity of a solar flare measured?

Solar flares are classified as A, B, C, M or X according to the peak flux (in watts per square meter, W/m2) of 100 to 800 picometer (1 picometer equals 1 trillion of a meter)

When does a solar flare happen?

a solar flare happens when the sun has a nuclear explosion.

How hot is a solar flare?

Solar flares can reach up to 10 or 20 million degrees Kelvin. That's 9999726.85 or 19999726.85 degrees Celsius and 17999540.33 or 35999540.33 degrees Fahrenheit!

What problems can solar flares cause?

The Harmful Rays Can Cause Blindness Because You Pupil Is Delicate . Also during a strong solar storm, large powerful flares can cause power failure by overloading the electri

Where is a solar flare located on the sun?

the are lacated on the surface and they are called coronal loops .

Will your car work after a solar flare?

Unlikely.. At least, in a solar flare, electronics are destroyed. If your car did not run on any electricity, it would probably be fine.

Can solar flares cause earthquakes?

There is a direct correlation between solar flares and earthquakes. As the Moon affects our tides, the Sun affects the mantle, tectonic plates and disrupts electrical activity

What is a solar flare?

A solar flare is an eruption of plasma from the Sun's surface. It is the result of a magnetic field line of the sun twisting (since plasma is made of electrically charged part

How fast do solar flares travel?

About 2 million mph. Pretty Fast ! That answer may be referring to "coronal mass ejections" rather than the closely related phenomenon of solar flares.

How far can a solar flare travel?

I'm studying the milky way in class right now and according to my science book you can fit 2 Jupiter's and 3 earths inside of a solar prominence and that flares can travel mor

Where do solar flares occur?

They occur in area where the Sun is most likely channeled by huge sunspots and time warps alike.

Are solar flares deadly?

Yes they are, if you know what they are then good, if you don't then here it is; solar flares are flares that come from the sun, so if your up in space and you get to one GOOD

How often does solar flare occur?

This depends upon the flare intensity. The statistics of flares that were detected from 1980 through 1989 with the Hard x-ray Burst Spectrometer on the solar maximum mission s

What temperature can a solar flare reach?

A solar flare can release up to up to 6 × 10 to the 25 joules  of energy (160,000,000,000 megatons of TNT equivalent) - and  can reach a temperature Inside the flare of 10