AR (1)1882 unleashed X1 and X2 Class solar flares todat at 8:01 and 15:07 UT. The first flare may have been part of a global eruption.
The first flare is shown at http://spaceweather.com/images2013/25oct13/globaleruption_anim.gif?PHPSESSID=ir0dva41lpgdgar8skakmp7kp6
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