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NASA captures rare footage of the Sun erupting

NASA’s twin Stereo spacecrafts “Behind” and “Ahead” captured rare footage of the Sun erupting over about a 30-hour period between 26 and 27 September 2009. The eruption was so large that the spacecrafts were able to observe it for hours on end, one of the few times this has occurred.

Check it out in the video below by BBC:

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A trip with the Hubble Space Telescope into a black hole

Interested in black holes? Then you should consider watching the video below shot in 2005 from the Hubble Space Telescope. It zooms in into a supermassive black hole in our neighboring Andromeda galaxy. An explanation about this black hole can be found on the SpaceTelescope.org website.

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