Solar flares and eruptions on the sun are frequently in the media in 2013 and will continue to be observed. Check out all these sites and photos of what's cooking on the sun as NASA releases video of spectacular solar eruption. When the sun erupts The sun erupted with the largest solar flare in years, expelling coronal mass ejections that are traveling to the earth at more than 600 miles a second.with a large solar flare it expels coronal mass ejections that are traveling to the earth at more than 600 miles a second, unless the solar eruptions are directed away from Earth into deep space and are on the opposite side of the sun from Earth.
You may want to get a look at last week's solar flare as the flares continue. The sun eruption isn't going to bother Earth. You might want to check out the direction the eruptions are moving in and whether they're away from Earth. See Watch: Stunning Solar Eruption Bigger than 20 Earths (No, It Won't Kill You).
Usually, when you have a large solar flare like a dragon's tongue of fire licking out, what happens is that large clouds of particles fly up and then are pulled back down to the sun's surface. According to NASA, the event is not suppose have any effect once the particles reach the earth.
There are photos in which the sun looks like an orange or a pomegranate. You can see these photos at the ScienceTimes.com site. Or check out the Geek site article, "The sun rung in 2013 with a massive solar eruption. Also see the site, NASA releases video of spectacular solar eruption. Check out this news article, "Puny Earthlings: Watch this 'minor' solar eruption," Los Angeles Times - by Amy Hubbard."
A video where the sun looks like a big orange is at the site, Massive Sun Eruption Rings In The New Year [VIDEO]. You have a solar eruption that lasted for about four hours, according to NASA. On Dec. 31, it began at 10:20 a.m. and ended at 2:20 p.m.
Or see the Reuters article and photos where the flare on the sun resembles the stem on a pomegranate in a type of red-orange hue at the site, Massive Solar Eruption 20 Times Earth's Diameter Recorded By NASA. Fox news reported how the sun's eruption went viral online.
Also see the site, Video – NASA's Solar Eruption Goes Viral. Besides video, the solar eruption also has been put on film. See, Solar Eruption Big Enough To Encompass 20 Earths Caught On Film. The title emphasizes that the son's flare was large enough to swallow 20 Earth-size planets. A more down-to-earth eruption is the prediction of an impending volcano blast, but nobody can time it to say exactly when it may happen. See the site, Catastrophic eruption is brewing in Japan.