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HUGE explosion on the Sun on June 7, 2011

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Uploaded on Jun 7, 2011

The Sun let loose with an enormous explosion on the morning of June 7, 2011. The entire eruption was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The animation here is from the ultraviolet camera, colored orange to make it viewable.

Here's my blog post with details and more video: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/bad...

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