The Sun's Colossal Glowing Loops, Up Close and Personal

The gargantuan glowing loops that quiver and dance at the Sun’s surface are absolutely mesmerizing. If you’ve never seen them up close and personal, make sure to check out the videos a little lower down in this post.

But first, have a look at the image above. It is a supercomputer visualization that allows us to see what it would be like to fly through them.

To understand what you’re looking at, you first need to understand how these features form. First, consider the Sun’s prodigious 

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