NASA shows photo of sun looking like a jack-o-lantern

NASA shows photo of sun looking like a jack-o-lantern

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"Even our star celebrates the spooky season." 

That is what NASA wrote on Facebook as the organization shared a stunning image captured in 2014 of the sun looking like a flaming pumpkin. 

"They are markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona," NASA said. "This image blends together two sets of extreme ultraviolet wavelengths at 171 and 193 Ångströms, typically colorized in gold and yellow, to create a particularly Halloween-like appearance."

The image was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. 

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