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Wow thanks for that link! That looks almost unreal. Imagine how many thousands of miles long that blast must be!
 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_3u_0NN7OM

Here is a youtube video with commentary by an astronomer, and photographs of it in different light wavelengths that show the structure better. Check out the images at about 2:00!

The tiny spot that it erupted from is larger than the Earth....
 

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Thanks for those link Claw !! Outstanding !
 

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Bet there are a lot of folks out in the woods with GPS units that are slightly lost.  Solar flares really screw up that stuff.
 
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