Exiting sunspot blasts powerful X1-class flare, spits fire!

VideoFromSpace – Apr 30, 2022

Sunspot AR2994 had an X1.1-class departing message before it rotates out of view of the Solar Dynamics Observatory. The active sunspot blasted a pair of M-class flares prior to the X. Credit: Space.com / footage courtesy: NASA/SDO / produced & edited by [Steve Spaleta](http://www.twitter.com/stevespaleta)

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