Extraordinary Animation of Solar Prominence

Blogged by Xiao Sun on March 11, 2011 and tagged with Sample Images, Solar Prominence, Sun, Animation.

Earlier this month, Theo Ramakers captured a series of Solar Prominence images, and made this incredible animation by combining them in time sequence. The tornado-shaped prominence appears insignificant beside the Sun, but it is gigantic in comparison with Earth.

Rotating Solar Prominance