About the image: Largest flare of the Yokhoh spacecraft mission which occurred on 2 November 1992. Flare is rising up from just behind the sun's edge. (The image is provided by the Yohkoh mission of ISAS, Japan. The x-ray telescope was prepared by the Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, and the University of Tokyo with the support of NASA and ISAS.)
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