NASA video: Solar fireworks on sun's surface

There were plenty of fireworks on the 4th. Not only in the sky, but the solar system.

NASA released some amazing images from the sun's surface.

They show a solar flare so powerful it disrupted radio communications over Europe.
 
It also sent electrically-charged particles shooting into space that just might sweep past earth's magnetic field in time to spark some auroral fireworks.
 

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