Saturday, November 17, 2012

Gigantic Magnetic Fields on the Sun Explode in Tandem


HUMONGOUS ERUPTION: A truly gigantic explosion happened on the sun today. Magnetic fields snaking halfway across the sun's southern hemisphere erupted in tandem, producing a prominence so big, it doesn't fit inside this image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO): http://www.spaceweather.com

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