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M1.1 solar flare, coronal hole facing Earth

Newly numbered sunspot region 2321 looks to have fully rotated into view and was the source of an M1.1 (R1-minor) solar flare at 09:50 UTC. SOHO coronagraph imagery show that a minor coronal mass ejection was launched but it will more than likely be directed away from Earth.

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