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Massive Solar Tornado Spotted on the Sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO) satellite has captured images and video of a tornado on the sun several times as large as the Earth. Last September the SDO satellite filmed this twirling mass of superheated gas, which ranges in temperature from 50,000 to 2,000,000 Kelvin, over the course of three hours. The tornado was 200,000 kilometers in height, which is …

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