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Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Science |

NASA captures the fury of a Solar Filament

What we see on the pictures will probably end up forming atmospheric phenomena on Earth. From an aurora borealis to a geomagnetic storm. All the strength of a Solar filament whose radioactive particles are diverted in part by our magnetosphere.

The Video has been captured by the Dynamics Observatory, SDO, and the same can be seen as the filament extends over 800 millionĀ km above the surface of the Sun According to NASA:

The filaments extensive as this are known to collapse with explosive results when they hit the stellar surface. The segment of the wavelength covers almost 3 hours.

The result, an ultraviolet light show in what is seen as a big tentacle of fire around the sun beats Three hours of activity summarized in half a minute spectacular.

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