NASA films incredible solar flare: Video of unique sun explosion

Courtesy: NASA/SDO/GOES
An unusual solar flare observed by a NASA space observatory on Tuesday could cause some disruptions to satellite communications and power on Earth over the next day or so, officials said. The potent blast from the Sun unleashed a firestorm of radiation on a level not witnessed since 2006, and will likely lead to moderate geomagnetic storm activity by Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Comment by Kitty on June 8, 2011 at 10:54pm

Very cool ! thanks!

 

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