Space Weather

Issue Time: 2017 Sep 06 1245 UTC

SUMMARY: X-ray Event exceeded X1
Begin Time: 2017 Sep 06 1153 UTC
Maximum Time: 2017 Sep 06 1202 UTC
End Time: 2017 Sep 06 1210 UTC
X-ray Class: X9.3
NOAA Scale: R3 – Strong

Comment: Source was Region 2673

Potential Impacts: Area of impact consists of large portions of the sunlit side of Earth, strongest at the sub-solar point.

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