NASA spots million-mile-long filament across the sun

October 6, 2014 5:31 PM

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NASA spots million-mile-long filament across the sun

A cloud of solar material stretching across the sun has caught NASA's attention, and it's a wonder to behold.

Our sun is a wild and fascinating place. While a big, fluffy, horizon-long set of clouds is an impressive sight here on Earth, the sun can handily top that with a single filament of solar material. Filaments appear on the sun from time to time. These unstable gaseous clouds of solar plasma sometimes...

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