NASA New Year’s Eve Solar Flare Could Swallow 20 Earths

NASA New Year’s Eve Solar Flare Could Swallow 20 Earths

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A massive eruption on the surface of the sun this week blasted out a wave of super-hot plasma so high that it could tower over 20 Earths, NASA officials say.

The New Year's Eve solar eruption occurred Monday (Dec. 31) and was captured on camera by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory, a sun-watching spacecraft that constantly records high-definition video of our star.

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