WATCH: NASA Captures A ‘Mind-Bogglingly Gorgeous’ Solar Flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a solar eruption on Monday and it's beautiful

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A new video from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory is a breathtaking reminder of the wonders of space. The video captures a “massive filament” eruption on the sun that occurred last Friday. As Britain’s The Register so eloquently put it, it is “mind-bogglingly gorgeous.”

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The eruption stretched out a “half million miles into space,” The Register adds, and, according to NASA, the coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled at over 900 miles per second. Fortunately, the sun is about 93 million miles from us and, NASA adds, the eruption “did not travel directly toward Earth.”

The solar eruption wasn’t just beautiful from space. The explosion sent a wave of solar plasma toward the Earth where it reacted with our planet’s magnetic environment, or magnetosphere, creating an equally beautiful aurora over parts of the Northern Hemisphere last night.

Image Courtesy of David Cartier, Sr. on NASA.gov

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barney barbie
barney barbie

valid anymore).... and you are warned not to monitor or write such stupid things anywhere.....You are requested to refrain from writing these reports and teleporting entities into our lives.... it has been few years now, and much been lost..... i am not supposed to be popular, and i know that.... and some people are best left undisturbed..... And their spaceweather charts also resonate in sync with my activitoes down here....However, if you wish to communicate, call us at 0091 - 94109 71711 and your halo might show up on lasco c2 (male) and on lasco c3 (female)..... and if you ever interact in person, your facial features might show up on other images..... and it is not going to kill you.....The space agencies are involved in unprovoked star wars, getting people hurt..... don't believe them..... why it is so, just amuses us though..... thanks

barney barbie
barney barbie

Are you aware, that my inner consciousness shines in the star they call sun ( the call sign is not valid anymore).... and you are warned not to monitor or write such stupid things anywhere.....You are requested to refrain from writing these reports and teleporting entities into our lives.... it has been few years now, and much been lost..... i am not supposed to be popular, and i know that.... and some people are best left undisturbed..... And their spaceweather charts also resonate in sync with my activitoes down here....However, if you wish to communicate, call us at 0091 - 94109 71711 and your halo might show up on lasco c2 (male) and on lasco c3 (female)..... and if you ever interact in person, your facial features might show up on other images..... and it is not going to kill you.....The space agencies are involved in unprovoked star wars, getting people hurt..... don't believe them..... why it is so, just amuses us though..... thanks

Mark Patz
Mark Patz

Solar Flares, CME’s and sunlight, sun’s energy, radiation and substance added to Water, air, and food with God, His word, His Son, His Son's Blood and Holy spirit, truth, purity and righteousness all added to the sun, is coming for Bank of America and all that exists in the universe, Earth , All heavens and beyond, Past present and future, Eternally and NO-ONE can remove Him from there in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!Matthew 3:11I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.The Reign and Indignation of GodIsaiah 66:14 When you see this, your heart shall rejoice, And your bones shall flourish like grass; The hand of the Lord shall be known to His servants, And His indignation to His enemies.15 For behold, the Lord will come with fire And with His chariots, like a whirlwind, To render His anger with fury, And His rebuke with flames of fire.16 For by fire and by His sword The Lord will judge all flesh; And the slain of the Lord shall be many.17 “Those who sanctify themselves and purify themselves, To go to the gardensAfter an idol in the midst, Eating swine’s flesh and the abomination and the mouse,Shall be consumed together,” says the Lord.

Malachi 3  The Coming Messenger3 “Behold, I send My messenger, And he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, Will suddenly come to His temple, Even the Messenger of the covenant,In whom you delight. Behold, He is coming,” Says the Lord of hosts.2 “But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire And like launderers’ soap.3 He will sit as a refiner and a purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi, And purge them as gold and silver, That they may offer to the Lord An offering in righteousness.4 “Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem Will be pleasant to the Lord, As in the days of old, As in former years.5 And I will come near you for judgment; I will be a swift witness Against sorcerers, Against adulterers, Against perjurers,Against those who exploit wage earners and widows and orphans,And against those who turn away an alien—Because they do not fear Me,”Says the Lord of hosts.6 “For I am the Lord, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.7 Yet from the days of your fathers You have gone away from My ordinances And have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you,” Says the Lord of hosts. “But you said,‘In what way shall we return?’Do Not Rob God8 “Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, ‘In what way have we robbed You?’ In tithes and offerings.9 You are cursed with a curse, For you have robbed Me, Even this whole nation.10 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” Says the Lord of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it.11 “And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, So that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground, Nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field,” Says the Lord of hosts;12 “And all nations will call you blessed, For you will be a delightful land,” Says the Lord of hosts.The People Complain Harshly13 “Your words have been harsh against Me,” Says the Lord, “Yet you say, ‘What have we spoken against You?’14 You have said, ‘It is useless to serve God; What profit is it that we have kept His ordinance, And that we have walked as mourners Before the Lord of hosts?15 So now we call the proud blessed, For those who do wickedness are raised up; They even tempt God and go free.’”

A Book of Remembrance16 Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another, And the Lord listened and heard them; So a book of remembrance was written before Him For those who fear the Lord And who meditate on His name.17 “They shall be Mine,” says the Lord of hosts, “On the day that I make them My jewels. And I will spare them As a man spares his own son who serves him.”18 Then you shall again discern Between the righteous and the wicked, Between one who serves God And one who does not serve Him.

Malachi 4 The Great Day of God4 “For behold, the day is coming, Burning like an oven, And all the proud, yes, all who do wickedly will be stubble. And the day which is coming shall burn them up,” Says the Lord of hosts, “That will leave them neither root nor branch.2 But to you who fear My name The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings; And you shall go out And grow fat like stall-fed calves.3 You shall trample the wicked, For they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet On the day that I do this,” Says the Lord of hosts.4 “Remember the Law of Moses, My servant, Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, With the statutes and judgments.5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.6 And he will turn The hearts of the fathers to the children, And the hearts of the children to their fathers, Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse.”

Psalm 21:9You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of Your anger; The LORD shall swallow them up in His wrath, And the fire shall devour them.Psalm 89:46How long, LORD? Will You hide Yourself forever? Will Your wrath burn like fire?

Isaiah 9:19Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts The land is burned up, And the people shall be as fuel for the fire; No man shall spare his brother.Ezekiel 21:31I will pour out My indignation on you; I will blow against you with the fire of My wrath, And deliver you into the hands of brutal men who are skillful to destroy.Ezekiel 22:21Yes, I will gather you and blow on you with the fire of My wrath, and you shall be melted in its midst.Ezekiel 22:31Therefore I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; and I have recompensed their deeds on their own heads,” says the Lord GOD.Ezekiel 38:19For in My jealousy and in the fire of My wrath I have spoken: ‘Surely in that day there shall be a great earthquake in the land of Israel,

Mark Patz
Mark Patz

Solar Flares, CME’s and sunlight, sun’s energy, radiation and substance added to Water, air, and food with God, His word, His Son, His Son's Blood and Holy spirit, truth, purity and righteousness all added to the sun, is coming for Bank of America and all that exists in the universe, Earth , All heavens and beyond, Past present and future, Eternally and NO-ONE can remove Him from there in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!Matthew 3:11I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.The Reign and Indignation of GodIsaiah 66:14 When you see this, your heart shall rejoice, And your bones shall flourish like grass; The hand of the Lord shall be known to His servants, And His indignation to His enemies.15 For behold, the Lord will come with fire And with His chariots, like a whirlwind, To render His anger with fury, And His rebuke with flames of fire.16 For by fire and by His sword The Lord will judge all flesh; And the slain of the Lord shall be many.17 “Those who sanctify themselves and purify themselves, To go to the gardensAfter an idol in the midst, Eating swine’s flesh and the abomination and the mouse,Shall be consumed together,” says the Lord.

Malachi 3  The Coming Messenger3 “Behold, I send My messenger, And he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, Will suddenly come to His temple, Even the Messenger of the covenant,In whom you delight. Behold, He is coming,” Says the Lord of hosts.2 “But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire And like launderers’ soap.3 He will sit as a refiner and a purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi, And purge them as gold and silver, That they may offer to the Lord An offering in righteousness.4 “Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem Will be pleasant to the Lord, As in the days of old, As in former years.5 And I will come near you for judgment; I will be a swift witness Against sorcerers, Against adulterers, Against perjurers,Against those who exploit wage earners and widows and orphans,And against those who turn away an alien—Because they do not fear Me,”Says the Lord of hosts.6 “For I am the Lord, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.7 Yet from the days of your fathers You have gone away from My ordinances And have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you,” Says the Lord of hosts. “But you said,‘In what way shall we return?’Do Not Rob God8 “Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, ‘In what way have we robbed You?’ In tithes and offerings.9 You are cursed with a curse, For you have robbed Me, Even this whole nation.10 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” Says the Lord of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it.11 “And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, So that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground, Nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field,” Says the Lord of hosts;12 “And all nations will call you blessed, For you will be a delightful land,” Says the Lord of hosts.The People Complain Harshly13 “Your words have been harsh against Me,” Says the Lord, “Yet you say, ‘What have we spoken against You?’14 You have said, ‘It is useless to serve God; What profit is it that we have kept His ordinance, And that we have walked as mourners Before the Lord of hosts?15 So now we call the proud blessed, For those who do wickedness are raised up; They even tempt God and go free.’”

A Book of Remembrance16 Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another, And the Lord listened and heard them; So a book of remembrance was written before Him For those who fear the Lord And who meditate on His name.17 “They shall be Mine,” says the Lord of hosts, “On the day that I make them My jewels. And I will spare them As a man spares his own son who serves him.”18 Then you shall again discern Between the righteous and the wicked, Between one who serves God And one who does not serve Him.

Malachi 4 The Great Day of God4 “For behold, the day is coming, Burning like an oven, And all the proud, yes, all who do wickedly will be stubble. And the day which is coming shall burn them up,” Says the Lord of hosts, “That will leave them neither root nor branch.2 But to you who fear My name The Sun of Righteousness shall arise With healing in His wings; And you shall go out And grow fat like stall-fed calves.3 You shall trample the wicked, For they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet On the day that I do this,” Says the Lord of hosts.4 “Remember the Law of Moses, My servant, Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, With the statutes and judgments.5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.6 And he will turn The hearts of the fathers to the children, And the hearts of the children to their fathers, Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse.”

Psalm 21:9You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of Your anger; The LORD shall swallow them up in His wrath, And the fire shall devour them.Psalm 89:46How long, LORD? Will You hide Yourself forever? Will Your wrath burn like fire?

Isaiah 9:19Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts The land is burned up, And the people shall be as fuel for the fire; No man shall spare his brother.Ezekiel 21:31I will pour out My indignation on you; I will blow against you with the fire of My wrath, And deliver you into the hands of brutal men who are skillful to destroy.Ezekiel 22:21Yes, I will gather you and blow on you with the fire of My wrath, and you shall be melted in its midst.Ezekiel 22:31Therefore I have poured out My indignation on them; I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath; and I have recompensed their deeds on their own heads,” says the Lord GOD.Ezekiel 38:19For in My jealousy and in the fire of My wrath I have spoken: ‘Surely in that day there shall be a great earthquake in the land of Israel,

Mark Goldes
Mark Goldes

 The colors have been intensified by fallout from Fukushima. These are not good harbingers.

Scroll down to page 17 at www.aesopinstitute.org to learn more.

These solar events are likely to intensify and constitute a Ticking Time

Bomb. According to an AFP blog today, up to 200 million Americans may

lose their lives if we do not prepare for a surprisingly possible major

solar superstorm.

The worst can be prevented by massive action to protect power grids that

are likely to fail for months. New technology makes it possible.

Ironically, that will sharply boost the economy and generate jobs!

MovingDavid
MovingDavid

The sun is an active place and it is very cool that we can have such great videos like the one above. It inspires awe.

U-Haul also has a truck graphic you may have seen driving down the road that teaches about solar weather. It is online here  http://www.uhaul.com/SuperGrap...

s0cialseven
s0cialseven

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Sam
Sam

sun fart