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Sun puts on beautiful display of surface eruptions

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NASA - Instruments on NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded video of "prominence eruptions" blasting off the surface of the Sun last month.

The SDO is a satellite that orbits the Earth with its instruments trained on the Sun to take measurements and monitor solar activity.

The beautiful display is a common occurrence on the Sun.   

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