Sunspot video: NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captures strange spot on the sun.

What Is This Strange Spot on the Sun?

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May 18 2014 1:05 PM

What Is This Strange Spot on the Sun?

Courtesy of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded an unusually shaped, almost square, coronal hole on the sun.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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