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July 19, 2012

 

Check out this amazing solar storm!

What Are Solar Tornadoes?

Solar tornadoes are solar gases swirling in monstrous formations deep within the sun's atmosphere, measuring the width of several Earths.

August 9, 2010

 

This is a multi-wavelength extreme ultraviolet snapshot of the sun taken by NASA's Goddard telescope on August 1st. Scientists can see lots of major activity including a C3-class solar flare (the white area on the left).

Sun Tsunamis and Northern Lights in the Summer!

August 1st, 2010 was a pretty exciting day on the surface of the sun: flares, tsunamis, and lift offs OH MY!

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