NASA Video - Huge Solar Flare Eruption on 7 June 2011

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  1. Godot

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    [YOUTUBE]UXzYpfLFFes[/YOUTUBE]:crazy::crazy::eek::eek:
     
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    Interesting.

    The dirt seems to fall back to the surface of the Sun, what is the gravitational force of the Sun?
     
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    Very very big. And that flare is huge...bigger by many times the size of earth.
     
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    It's proportional to its mass, and in this case strong enough to hold no less than 8 + 1 planets in orbit...........
     
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    '..the gravity of the Sun at the surface is 28 times the gravity of the Earth.'

    From here:
    Gravity of the Sun
     
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    looks hot
     
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    Any one else have computer problems on this date? We had a server mother board die on us.
     
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    There's money to be made in this solar energy mullarkey :)
     
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    schmokin.... im glad the sun has decent g force otherwise that could have landed on my garage.
     
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    Beautiful video
     
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    My TV reception at the best of times is very fringe, and I noticed it was particularity bad just after this. Its settled down now and is fine, but its a good indication of flare activity and general atmospherics.
    I bet if we have any SW/VHF/UHF DX enthusiasts on this forum they would have noticed it.
     
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    Cool, looks like a giant zit exploding!:)
     
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    Watching the video its an amazing sight. But when you stop to think about the amount od technology that has been produced in order to capture that video - i find that almost equally amazing.
     

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