Snake-like filament of solar material would reach almost across the whole sun

October 6, 2014 4:24 PM

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Snake-like filament of solar material would reach almost across the whole sun

Filaments can last for days or even weeks.

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has spotted a snaking, giant filament of solar material. The filament, which is positioned on the front of the sun, is an impressive one millions miles across from end to end.

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