SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Sun Storm, Galactic Core, More

SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Sun Storm, Galactic Core, More
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November 6, 2009--Magnetic loops create a bright white flurry over an active region of the sun's surface in a colorized video still from one of NASA's twin STEREO spacecraft.

The video, captured from November 2 to 3, showed where particles from the sun were tracing active magnetic field lines, which elongated and sent out a small solar storm.
—Photograph courtesy SOHO/NASA
 
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