November 2, 2012
Dozens of loops gyrated above several active regions as they were rotating into view (Oct. 13-17, 2012). When viewed in extreme ultraviolet light, the dancing loops of competing and connecting magnetic field lines become visible. Two minor eruptions can be observed at the upper left area.
Topics: Magnetism, Plasma physics, Physics, Magnetostatics, Magnetic field, Sunspot, Sun, Space plasmas, Io