Astonishing 'whip' half a million miles long spotted on solar surface

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Nasa today released stunning video showing a 500,000 mile long 'solar whip' on the surface of the sun - and say radiation from it is headed for eath.

Captured by from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), it shows a very long, whip-like solar filament extending over half a million miles in a long arc above the sun’s surface.

The filaments are cooler clouds of solar material that are tethered above the sun’s surface by unstable magnetic forces.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk
 

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And as the moon rises, we shall prepare for war

Yeah, the sun went there.

Also I can't help but notice an astonishing familiarity between Furby's avatar and the image of the sun...
 
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