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Monster sunspot AR1967 rotates into view

  • BadAstro
  • uploaded: Feb 4, 2014
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The simply HUGE sunspot complex AR1967 rotates into view in this video from observations by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. It's shown first in visible light, then ultraviolet, with a surprise appearance by the Moon crossing the Sun! The entire complex is far larger than Jupiter, and the one spot on the left could easily swallow the whole Earth. This cluster has been very active, blasting out many M-class : NASA / SDO / : Kevin MacLeod, "Mechanolith",

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