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28 Mar 2022
Decay phase of an M1.5 flare
Credit: IRIS, LMSAL/NASA, Chunming Zhu
An M1.5 flare was observed in an active region AR 12965 beginning at 2022/03/15 22:39 UT. Here is a high-cadence observation from IRIS during the decay phase of this flare, with the slit crossing the western part of the flaring loops even the ribbons. Co-aligned movie from SDO/AIA can be found here