This is awesome footage of the Sun from yesterday Nov 13, 2011.
’Coronal Rain’ is rare stuff and has long been a mystery. It’s not surprising that plasma should fall back to the sun. After all, the sun’s gravity is powerful. The puzzle of coronal rain is how slowly it seems to fall.
For an explanation of why this happens, click here.
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