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SWAP & LYRA capture an X4.9 flare

On February 25th, early in the morning, the 'returning' active regions AR11967 (now called AR11990), generated an X4.9 flare, the strongest flare in 2014. Both LYRA and SWAP on-board PROBA2 witnessed the event.

A (daily) SWAP movie and SWAP difference movie can be found, respectively, here: and

The images below show the results obtained with both instruments.

More details about this event are available here:



X4.9 flare seen by the LYRA instrument on-board PROBA2
X4.9 flare seen by the SWAP imager on-board PROBA2