Top 50 solar flares of the year 2002

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2002 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1X4.82002/07/23003900:1800:3500:47 MovieView archive
2X3.32002/07/20003921:0421:3021:54 MovieView archive
3X3.12002/08/24006900:4901:1201:31 MovieView archive
4X3.02002/07/15003019:5920:0820:14 MovieView archive
5X2.12002/05/20996115:2115:2715:31 MovieView archive
6X1.82002/07/18003007:2407:4407:49View archive
7X1.52002/04/21990600:4301:5102:38View archive
8X1.52002/07/03001702:0802:1302:16View archive
9X1.52002/08/30009512:4713:2913:35View archive
10X1.22002/10/31016216:4716:5216:55 MovieView archive
11X1.02002/08/03003918:5919:0719:11View archive
12X1.02002/08/21006905:2805:3405:36View archive
13M9.52002/01/09977317:4218:0118:12View archive
14M8.72002/07/26004420:5121:1221:29View archive
15M8.52002/07/17003006:5807:1307:19View archive
16M8.22002/04/10989312:2312:3112:40View archive
17M7.42002/11/18019802:0102:0802:11View archive
18M6.82002/12/20022613:1313:1813:20View archive
19M6.62002/08/04-08:5809:5510:33View archive
20M6.12002/04/04-15:2415:3215:38View archive
21M5.92002/10/05013920:4221:0021:08View archive
22M5.82002/07/11003014:4414:5114:57View archive
23M5.72002/03/14986601:3801:5002:02View archive
24M5.42002/08/22006901:4701:5702:05View archive
25M5.32002/07/03001720:0020:1020:21View archive
26M5.32002/07/26-22:0322:1722:32View archive
27M5.22002/08/16006911:3212:3213:07View archive
28M5.12002/02/20982505:5206:1206:16View archive
29M5.02002/05/20996110:4910:5310:56View archive
30M5.02002/08/20006901:3301:4001:43View archive
31M4.92002/07/26004400:0400:1000:16View archive
32M4.82002/07/29-02:2902:3802:46View archive
33M4.72002/05/20996110:1410:2910:34View archive
34M4.72002/07/29-10:2710:4411:13View archive
35M4.62002/07/26004422:3622:3822:41View archive
36M4.62002/08/28-18:5218:5919:06View archive
37M4.62002/11/09018013:0813:2313:36View archive
38M4.42002/01/14-05:2906:2708:25View archive
39M4.42002/02/21983023:4900:1000:27View archive
40M4.32002/02/20982509:4609:5910:04View archive
41M4.22002/02/20982502:4402:5102:56View archive
42M4.02002/03/17987119:2419:3119:34View archive
43M4.02002/04/12990117:3118:0218:17View archive
44M4.02002/10/04013705:3405:3805:41View archive
45M3.92002/02/21-11:5612:2612:36View archive
46M3.72002/04/14989323:3400:1400:25View archive
47M3.62002/01/31-14:3614:4414:50View archive
48M3.52002/02/20-17:0317:1117:18View archive
49M3.52002/10/04013710:5411:0511:09View archive
50M3.42002/01/12-18:3218:4319:03View archive
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