NASA shares pic of flaming jack-o-lantern sun

NASA posts photo of the sun looking like a giant flaming jack-o'-lantern

Pumpkin sun: NASA shares image of jack-o’-lantern sun

On Sunday, NASA shared a photo on Facebook and Twitter of the sun that looked a lot like a Halloween pumpkin, of which they have a light inside.

"Even our star celebrates the spooky season in 2014", said NASA in the post. Meanwhile, the Solar Dynamics Observatory is still hard at work, beaming new images of the Sun back down to Earth where scientists study and monitor the star.

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The space agency said the photo was taken on October 8, 2014 by its Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite.

According to the agency, the Sun's unique appearance in the photo was caused by the various active regions on its surface. CNN explains that the photo is a result of certain regions of the sun burning more intensely than others.

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Elaborating more on how the sun morphed into a sinister face, Nasa said: "They are markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona".

The picture was taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. There are many people who believe that super blood wolf moon is one of the most chilling phenomena, but everyone should see the image that NASA shared as it resembled a flaming jack-o'-lantern. In October a year ago, The Hubble Space Telescope, which NASA operates with the European Space Agency (ESA), captured a nebula in the Cassiopeia constellation about 550 light-years away.

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