Sun Rings in Halloween with Haunting Jack-O-Lantern Grin

October 13, 2014 5:13 PM

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Sun Rings in Halloween with Haunting Jack-O-Lantern Grin

Here on Earth, people are gearing up for Halloween with pumpkin carvings, costume shopping and candy cravings, and it seems our Sun wants in on the fun, too. NASA has just released photos of the Sun and its active regions, looking eerily like a toothy grin on a jack-o-lantern's face.

On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers enjoyed a full "blood moon," NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) captured the spooky image.

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