The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

October 11, 2014 10:01 PM

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The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing jack-o-lantern.

“Active regions on the sun combined to look something like a jack-o-lantern’s face on Oct. 8,” NASA said in a written statement. “The active regions appear brighter because those are areas that emit more light and energy -- markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun...

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