“Does this sun explosion make my solar surface look big?” YES. jtotheizzoe: Did you catch the amazing filtered photos that NASA captured of the August 31 coronal mass ejection? No? Well, go check them out to fill your daily quota for “wow”. In case you’re curious what a CME like this could do if it hit Earth, check here. And after you do all that, get a dose of perspective above (super hi-res version here), with Earth placed to scale in front of the CME. Is it hot in here or is it just me? (by NASA Goddard Photo and Video)
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