A Long Snaking Filament on the Sun

By |2022-09-13T14:09:52-04:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: NASA News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Photo of the Day rlier this month, the Sun exhibited one of the longer filaments on record. Visible as the bright curving streak around the image center, the snaking filament's full extent was estimated to be over half of the Sun's radius -- more than 350,000 kilometers long. A filament is composed of hot [...]