NASA watches the Sun put a stop to its own eruption

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Aug 14, 2017 On Sept. 30, 2014, multiple NASA observatories watched what appeared to be the beginnings of a solar eruption. A filament - a serpentine structure consisting of dense solar material and often associated with solar eruptions - rose from the surface, gaining energy and speed as it soared. But instead of erupting from the Sun, the filament collapsed, shredded to pieces by invisible magnetic forces.

Watch the sun put a stop to its own eruption

On September 30, 2014, a suite of NASA instruments spotted what appeared to be a solar eruption - but soon after, a serpentine structure known as a filament rose from the surface and collapsed. ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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