Sun Blows a Smoke Ring

Kind of a cool phenomenon observed last week by the SOHO satellite.  The video is here -- watch the right side of the sun and you will see the ring blown into space.  The ring is nearly the same diameter as the sun.  Rather than being a smoke ring per se, it is actually a coronal mass ejection from a recent storm, as described here.

  • Doug

    Had Hansen incorporated this event in his temperature predictions? He MUST have known it was coming, right?

  • Doug

    Had Hansen incorporated this event in his temperature predictions? He MUST have known it was coming, right?