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Snoop Droopy Droop

Credit: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA.
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014: An active region on the sun rotating into view on Dec. 7-9, 2014, seemed to emanate a series of elliptical, drooping loops, as seen…Read More »

by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The loops consist of particles spiraling along magnetic field lines, apparent when viewed in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light. Above this group, other loops over another active region show tighter and less elongated shapes, ever changing.

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