Amazing Images Of The 2012 Solar Storm From Space (PHOTOS)

01/25/2012 05:07 pm ET

A solar storm created a dazzling light show in the northern latitudes of Earth on Tuesday. The storm also bombarded the Earth with radiation in the form of solar protons. The radiation storm is the largest of its kind since 2005 but still ranks only a three on the scale of one to five, enough to be considered "strong" but not "severe".

2012 Solar Storm

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