The Earthball is a fantastic tool for discussing our planet with children, combining playtime with education!

Cecilia Scorza, EU-UNAWE Germany

An Active Region of the Sun

Here you can see a very active region of the Sun, photographed in UV light. These loops are associated with magnetic fields on and under the Sun's surface. Many of these loops last for days or weeks, but most change quite rapidly.


NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory



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