New tools allow us to "see' inside the sun and it's inner workings.
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July 12, 2011.
A new NASA video from Sun's surface show a massive explosion. Never before seen in this scale.
How common is this phenomena?
Note, that the earth would show up here as a small ball having a diameter of roughly 1/100 of the sun's diameter.