“Solar tornado” caught on camera

May 5th, 2013 at 10:19 am by under Weather

The video below shows a unique phenomenon caused by a solar flare. It’s worth the quick download!

From 3dsun.org:

Sunspot group AR1739, just now emerging over the sun’s northeastern limb, erupted on May 3rd, producing an M5-class flare and a “solar tornado.”

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