The sun fired off super-hot plasma in a dazzling eruption, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Superheated plasma bursted from the sun’s edge on May 1 in a gigantic rolling wave, said NASA, which published a dazzling video captured by its sun-watching spacecraft.

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