Jul 222010
 

The astronomy photo of the day comes courtesy of NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric (SOHO) orbiting solar observatory.  An enormous, fiery, winged shape can be seen as if emerging from the sun’s broiling surface to the upper right of the occlusion disk.  For extra win, a trail of pixie dust follows it.

Strange SOHO image

A strange, winged figure apparently emerging from the sun

Full of win!

Full of win!

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