Monthly Archives: September 2012
On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT. The coronal mass ejection did not travel directly toward Earth, but did mingle with Earth’s magnetosphere, causing mucho aurora to appear on the night of Monday, September 3.
This is what she looked like in gif form. Party on!