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Published:June 8th, 2011 12:35 EST
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Solar Eruption! Most Spectacular Video In History!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Early this morning (07, June 2011) an amazingly massive and spectacular event took place on the Sun; a huge prominence eruption, marked by a solar flare and release of energetic particles. Daniel Pendick from the Geeked on Goddard blog described it as a `fountain of plasma that blasts out of the solar surface, spreads outward, and collapses to splat back down."

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I`m not a rocket scientist or an astronomer (as my critics often remind me), but I recognize a spectacular celestial show when I see one. This video will knock your socks and drawers off, it beats the hell out of watching Rebecca Black`s "Friday" for the gazillionth time.

This video isn`t just for science geeks, the narrator, Dr. C. Alex Young, speaks like a normal human being. This is the way he describes the amazing solar event: It looks like someone just kicked a giant clod of dirt into the air and it fell back down.

When you view the video you many think Armageddon is right around the corner, but don`t worry this solar eruption won`t cause any problems on Earth.

If you don`t watch this video, you deserve to get a nasty sunburn.

http://www.universetoday.com/86356/monster-prominence-erupts-from-sun/

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