Matter Tears Through Sun's Atmosphere As Magnetic Filament Ruptures | Video

On Jan. 26th, 2016, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured imagery (at several different wavelengths) of superheated plasma exploding away from the Sun in a Coronal Mass Ejection event. [The blast is not Earth-directed.] Attack of the Sun - Video Show

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