Fucking Awesome: Solar Eruptions Are Cool

NASA is still good for something, in this case taking awesome photos of the sun during the largest solar eruption in 15 years. See that tongue of plasma leaping out from the top of the photograph? That’s shooting 500,000 miles into space, according to NASA you could fit 126 Earths into that space. Fucking awesome!

Ooooh, and now with bonus video goodness:

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~ by K. Ritcheson on April 20, 2010.

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