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Recent solar tornado

  1. May 2, 2014 #1
    Nice video of a solar tornado.

    http://www.space.com/25725-solar-tornado-video-nasa-spacecraft.html?cmpid=557583

     
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  3. May 2, 2014 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

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    Better on the sun than here! What's with the spooky music? :)
     
  4. Sep 11, 2015 #3

    Astronuc

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    A cyclonic plasma event occurred last week
    http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/main/item/656

    http://www.grindtv.com/random/tornado-that-is-5-million-degrees-rages-on-sun-for-40-hours/

    It's height above the surface of the sun was approximately 5 earth diameters.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2015 #4

    Janus

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    Ooh, do I smell the title/plot of a new "made for Syfy" movie?
     
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