The Sun’s “Grand Filament of Magnetism’ is 1,000,000 kilometers Long! – Nov 15, 2011

For the past few days, astronomers around the world have been monitoring a dark filament of magnetism sprawled more than 1,000,000 kilometers across the face of the sun.

Make that 750,000 km. On Nov. 14th the filament snapped and flung a fraction of itself into space. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the action: The eruption hurled a cloud of plasma into space, but not toward Earth. The only effect on our planet would be to disappoint observers hoping for a longer filament.

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5 responses to “The Sun’s “Grand Filament of Magnetism’ is 1,000,000 kilometers Long! – Nov 15, 2011

  1. Y’all are gettin’ really good at this! Love the music too!

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  2. At the core of these times it is the sun and its solar activity that is going to influence every living thing on the planet Earth..so lets be informed more on this than anything else as peak times are here again.

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  3. Huge CME today…GMT 16.30…see here:
    http://lasco-www.nrl.navy.mil/java/lastC3.html
    Anonymus

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  4. Nobody means this is a huge One:
    Watch on the List the Pics between 07.24 and 12.54 here comes one Example:

    Here comes the List:
    http://stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov/browse/2011/11/26/ahead/cor2/2048/
    BTW never saw a bigger one myself till now.

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