VIDEO: NASA captures stunning solar flare

NASA captured stunning footage of an X1-class solar flare erupting on the surface of the Sun on December 19.

Although it looks beautiful, it is actually a powerful burst of radiation, but not harmful to humans as it cannot pass through Earth’s atmosphere. It could however, if suitably intense, disturb the atmosphere in the layer where GPS and communications signals travel.

NASA capture solar flare

NASA capture solar flare