Top 50 solar flares of the year 2008

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2008 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1M1.72008/03/25098918:3618:5619:13View archive
2C1.62008/11/03-11:1511:1911:22View archive
3C1.42008/12/11100909:2209:2509:27View archive
4C1.42008/01/07098014:4915:2715:56View archive
5C1.22008/04/03-01:1201:2401:36View archive
6C1.22008/04/03-02:1802:2702:35View archive
7C1.22008/01/02-06:5110:0011:23View archive
8C1.12008/01/01098015:3015:3715:46View archive
9C1.02008/11/04100703:1703:3003:36View archive
10B9.62008/12/11100911:4111:4411:46View archive
11B7.62008/03/26098821:1221:2921:40View archive
12B7.22008/11/02100715:0215:0515:07View archive
13B7.02008/01/01-00:0700:2600:37View archive
14B5.92008/03/11098505:5005:5706:04View archive
15B5.72008/11/02100720:1220:1520:17View archive
16B5.12008/03/24098702:3702:4402:53View archive
17B5.02008/04/04-01:4701:5702:08View archive
18B4.82008/03/27098716:2716:3616:49View archive
19B4.72008/03/25-04:4904:5605:04View archive
20B4.22008/03/24-03:0003:0503:07View archive
21B4.22008/01/01-06:2706:3406:45View archive
22B3.82008/04/26-13:5414:0814:38View archive
23B3.62008/01/01-04:3104:4805:32View archive
24B3.52008/01/01-13:5714:0314:18View archive
25B3.42008/11/05-12:5212:5613:03View archive
26B3.32008/03/24-07:5908:1808:34View archive
27B3.12008/03/29-00:2300:4700:58View archive
28B3.02008/04/01098900:1600:2600:33View archive
29B3.02008/11/10100820:1820:3120:38View archive
30B2.92008/04/03098915:5115:5716:00View archive
31B2.92008/11/03-10:4210:4610:48View archive
32B2.82008/01/01-08:5909:0709:18View archive
33B2.72008/04/04098918:0618:1018:14View archive
34B2.72008/11/02-13:2213:2813:38View archive
35B2.62008/03/24098814:0314:1014:12View archive
36B2.62008/12/11100905:2205:3705:50View archive
37B2.42008/11/03100722:4522:5623:03View archive
38B2.42008/01/01-02:1002:1502:20View archive
39B2.42008/03/31098805:2805:3405:40View archive
40B2.32008/04/03098920:2020:2420:28View archive
41B2.32008/03/25-14:4914:5214:54View archive
42B2.22008/12/11100908:2708:3108:33View archive
43B2.22008/01/01-11:1711:2311:28View archive
44B2.12008/04/16-06:3106:3406:37View archive
45B2.12008/12/11100914:1214:1514:17View archive
46B2.12008/03/25-17:3417:3817:41View archive
47B2.02008/04/02-23:3923:4723:55View archive
48B1.92008/03/24-19:4719:5119:53View archive
49B1.92008/03/27-02:2702:3602:52View archive
50B1.92008/04/03-19:4419:5119:58View archive
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