Sunday, November 13, 2011

A Remarkable Display of Solar Activity

Source - Space Weather News for Nov. 13, 2011:

SOLAR ACTIVITY: The sun is putting on one of its best displays of the new solar cycle--not with sunspots and flares, but rather with towering walls of plasma and filaments of magnetism. One dark filament is stretching more than a million kilometers across the face of the sun, about three times the distance between Earth and the Moon. Visit for pictures and more information about these remarkable structures.

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