Top 50 solar flares of the year 2006

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2006 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1X9.02006/12/05093010:1810:3510:45 MovieView archive
2X6.52006/12/06093018:2918:4719:00 MovieView archive
3X3.42006/12/13093002:1402:4002:57 MovieView archive
4X1.52006/12/14093021:0722:1522:26 MovieView archive
5M7.92006/04/27087515:2215:5215:58View archive
6M6.02006/12/06093008:0208:2309:03View archive
7M3.52006/12/06093020:1420:1920:22View archive
8M2.52006/07/06089808:1308:3608:51View archive
9M2.02006/12/07093018:2019:1319:33View archive
10M1.82006/12/05093007:4508:0308:06View archive
11M1.42006/04/06086505:2205:3305:36View archive
12M1.32006/04/26087516:5117:0217:10View archive
13M1.22006/04/06086520:3320:4220:50View archive
14M1.12006/12/06093001:3002:2002:54View archive
15C9.72006/04/07086707:5708:0308:05View archive
16C9.12006/04/26087514:3214:5314:58View archive
17C8.82006/11/06-17:4317:4618:06View archive
18C8.12006/04/05086715:1415:2115:24View archive
19C7.72006/04/26087513:4213:5614:05View archive
20C7.42006/12/06093021:4421:5221:55View archive
21C6.52006/11/07092313:2513:4614:06View archive
22C6.12006/12/07093004:2704:4505:09View archive
23C5.82006/12/05093019:4920:0720:14View archive
24C5.72006/12/11093007:5408:1808:22View archive
25C5.32006/04/30-01:3301:5702:07View archive
26C5.22006/07/07089811:5912:0412:06View archive
27C4.92006/12/04-14:2614:3914:55View archive
28C4.82006/12/06093012:5312:5813:03View archive
29C4.72006/08/21090419:0719:2319:32View archive
30C4.42006/01/05084309:1709:2309:26View archive
31C4.42006/12/06093016:1516:2116:26View archive
32C4.32006/08/20090421:0221:0921:15View archive
33C4.22006/08/10090418:0118:0818:13View archive
34C4.22006/12/05093006:0506:2606:30View archive
35C4.12006/01/22084814:0114:1014:15View archive
36C4.02006/04/03086521:1321:2621:36View archive
37C3.82006/08/19090311:1611:2411:29View archive
38C3.82006/08/21-02:2002:2602:33View archive
39C3.82006/12/05093005:0105:0905:17View archive
40C3.72006/11/05092112:1612:2712:40View archive
41C3.72006/12/05093020:2120:5421:35View archive
42C3.62006/04/26087520:5121:0821:17View archive
43C3.62006/08/16090414:3716:1719:22View archive
44C3.62006/08/21-00:4600:5000:53View archive
45C3.52006/08/16090418:4418:4718:50View archive
46C3.32006/11/12092321:4521:5522:03View archive
47C3.12006/12/06093022:2622:3122:33View archive
48C3.02006/01/23084822:0322:1722:33View archive
49C3.02006/08/21-04:3604:4905:11View archive
50C3.02006/11/07092312:4312:5513:04View archive
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