Just think of it as the city of lights taking up residency on the big light in the sky.

NASA’s sun-gazing Solar Dynamics Observatory satellite caught sight of an Eiffel Tower-shaped burst of hot plasma shooting out from the sun earlier this week.

The plume of plasma, which is much larger than Earth, wiggled above the sun for about two days from Aug. 17 to 19.

“At times, its shape resembled the Eiffel Tower,” NASA said in a statement

“Other lesser plumes and streams of particles can be seen dancing above the solar surface as well.”

Photographer Göran Strand actually caught sight of an Eiffel Tower-shaped solar prominence a couple days before NASA released the new Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the plasma burst. Read more…

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Burst of plasma on the sun looks weirdly like the Eiffel Tower