Solar Prominence

Solar Prominence (NASA -- Solar Dynamics Observatory)

Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day from NASA is a brief but fascinating time-lapse video from the Solar Dynamics Observatory of the eruption of a large solar prominence. Wow.

Update: Here’s an outstanding three minute video on the Solar Dynamics Observatory and its mission from the Goddard Space Flight Center.

Published in: on May 10, 2010 at 11:40 am  Leave a Comment  

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