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access_time February 21, 2013 at 7:40 PM in Tech by ubernaut

Best Solar Flare Video Yet – It’s Raining Fire On The Sun


i don’t know about you but i just can’t get enough of this kind of stuff. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured this medium-strength flare erupted from the sun on July 19, 2012. The video shows the enormous, shimmering plasma loops, a phenomenon known as coronal rain.

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