A Fiery Angel Explodes From the Sun

“The fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun, and it was given to it to scorch men with fire.” – Revelation 16:8

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) was launched on February 11, 2010, from Cape Canaveral. SDO is designed to help us study and understand how solar activity is created and how Space Weather comes from that activity.

Indeed, NASA has warned about huge solar flares disrupting satellite, power, radio, and other communications such as the Internet on Earth.

On July 12, 2011, SDO observed a stunning eruption from the Sun’s surface. NASA describes the phenomenon as:

A stalk-like prominence rose up above the Sun, then split into roughly four strands, that twisted themselves into a knot and dispersed over a two-hour period…the effect is one of airy gracefulness.

The eruption reached a height of about 90,000 miles above the Sun in just a few minutes. At its peak, the eruption took on the form of a winged angel….

I suggest you watch the video in full screen mode.

H/t Discover.

~Eowyn

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