Intermission: NASA Captures Stunning 'Rain' on the Sun Intermission: NASA Captures Stunning 'Rain' on the Sun
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Intermission: NASA Captures Stunning 'Rain' on the Sun

by Pete(r) Karinen

February 22, 2013

On July 19th, 2012, an eruption occurred on the surface of the sun, which NASA recorded through the Solar Dynamics Observatory's AIA instrument. 

Each second of this video corresponds to 6 minutes in real time!

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Intermission: NASA Captures Stunning 'Rain' on the Sun