NASA shows an incredible image of the Sun is ‘exploding’

(Credit: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory)

NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun “explode” but fear not, this violent reaction occurs on an almost constant basis, and is nothing to worry about, experts say.

In the above image, taken on Aug. 10, 2018 of the Sun’s magnetic field is formed from computer models to capture photos of the stars are violent nuclear fusion reactions and the Sun’s magnetic watch.

“The bright active region to the right of the central part of the Sun clearly shows a concentration of field lines, as well as the small active area on the Sun right edge, but to a lesser extent,” NASA wrote in a short statement accompanying the photo. “Magnetism floats the dynamic activity in the vicinity of the surface of the Sun.”


The white lines indicate an electromagnetic burst, as a result of a high-energy interaction between the particles that the Sun’s magnetic field and the plasma, according to LiveScience.

The energy released from the Sun, to see in the image above, is co-responsible for events, such as solar, wind and other forms of space weather.

The Sun, which in the heart is a brilliant 27 million degrees Fahrenheit, consists of violent nuclear fusion reactions, molten plasma, radiation and electromagnetic energy.

NASA hopes to learn more about the Sun and the collection of photos, such as this, after the recent launch of the Parker Solar Probe, designed to “touch the Sun.”

The $1.5 billion mission will be humanity closer to the Sun than ever before. Parker will be the first spacecraft to fly by the Sun (the corona is the outermost part of the atmosphere of the star.

Parker will be confronted with “brutal” heat and radiation in an epic journey that will take you to within 3.8 million miles of the Sun’s surface, according to the space agency. This is seven times closer than the previous closest spacecraft, Helios 2, which came within 27 million miles of the Sun in 1976.


Parker should be able to withstand the heat of about 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit to his daring mission. To achieve this, the probe can be protected by a special 4.5-inch-thick carbon-composite shield. Safe in the spaceship, but the probe’s payload works at room temperature.

The Sun, the corona, which can be seen during a total solar eclipse, is mostly hidden by the bright light of the star from the surface. The probe, named after a pioneering solar physicist Dr. Eugene Parker, will be a treasure trove of valuable data.

The Parker Solar Probe is expected that the Sun in November.

Fox News’ James Rogers contributed to this report. Follow Chris Ciaccia on Twitter @Chris_Ciaccia


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