Top 50 solar flares of the year 2009

On this page you will find an overview of the strongest solar flares of the year 2009 together with links to more information in our archive and a video (if available) of the event.

Region Start Maximum End
1C7.62009/12/18103518:4818:5518:58View archive
2C7.22009/12/22103604:5004:5605:00View archive
3C6.42009/12/23103610:0910:1710:20View archive
4C5.32009/12/16103501:0201:2401:35View archive
5C3.72009/12/16103512:3613:0213:20View archive
6C3.42009/12/10-10:5610:5710:59View archive
7C2.92009/12/19103500:1000:1400:17View archive
8C2.72009/07/05102407:0707:1307:18View archive
9C2.52009/12/21-07:0907:1707:22View archive
10C2.22009/10/28102900:4500:5300:56View archive
11C2.02009/09/25102600:4701:0201:16View archive
12C1.72009/10/27-08:5709:2409:34View archive
13C1.52009/10/25102902:1002:2602:37View archive
14C1.42009/10/27-10:1210:2110:34View archive
15C1.42009/12/16-21:3521:4922:25View archive
16C1.32009/12/22-20:2320:2720:32View archive
17C1.32009/10/26102922:3522:5022:53View archive
18C1.22009/10/27-04:4905:0005:10View archive
19C1.22009/10/27102907:0507:2407:30View archive
20C1.22009/10/26102918:3819:0619:11View archive
21C1.12009/12/22-15:1015:2615:35View archive
22C1.12009/10/27-10:5511:0011:07View archive
23C1.02009/12/21-09:1609:2609:32View archive
24C1.02009/10/31102909:2309:3509:43View archive
25C1.02009/07/06102416:5917:0517:11View archive
26C1.02009/10/26102923:2923:3323:35View archive
27C1.02009/12/22-14:0014:1014:20View archive
28C1.02009/12/22-21:4522:2622:35View archive
29B9.72009/12/17103515:0115:1315:17View archive
30B9.12009/12/19103501:3601:5301:55View archive
31B8.62009/12/23103803:3603:5604:05View archive
32B8.62009/12/21-11:0211:1111:24View archive
33B8.62009/12/16103508:3408:3708:39View archive
34B8.52009/10/25-08:5909:1509:40View archive
35B8.42009/12/21-14:2814:5615:12View archive
36B8.42009/10/27-01:4901:5301:57View archive
37B8.32009/07/04102404:2904:3704:42View archive
38B8.32009/10/27-13:0713:1113:15View archive
39B8.22009/10/27102917:2117:2617:30View archive
40B7.82009/12/16-10:2810:3610:42View archive
41B7.62009/12/27103911:2811:3911:57View archive
42B7.42009/12/19-01:0401:0901:12View archive
43B7.02009/12/17-09:3309:3709:41View archive
44B7.02009/10/01102702:4702:5503:03View archive
45B6.92009/12/16-07:4508:0108:16View archive
46B6.92009/10/27-20:1520:2320:27View archive
47B6.82009/10/27-09:5509:5910:04View archive
48B6.62009/12/19-11:0811:1311:19View archive
49B6.42009/12/16-03:1703:2003:26View archive
50B6.42009/10/27-19:3519:3819:47View archive
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