STEREO’s View of Aug. 24, 2014 Eruption

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A bright eruption of solar material surges into space as captured by NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory – Before satellite, which currently has a view of the far side of the sun. The inner image of the sun was provided by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. This video shows a time-lapse of the event and then a slowed-down version, and loops 5 times. Credit: NASA/STEREO
Link to associated news release: http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/stereo-winks-and-provides-stunning-solar-imagery/