Image description: At the end of August, a filament from the sun...
Posted Oct 04 2012 2:56pm
Image description: At the end of August, a filament from the sun suddenly erupted into space. The filament had been held up for days by the Sun’s ever changing magnetic field and the timing of the eruption was unexpected. Learn more about the eruption .
Image from the Solar Dynamics Observatory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center