An amateur photo of a coronal mass ejection near the north pole of the Sun taken at Clearwater Beach, Florida, on April 16, 2012 at 6:54 pm, using a Canon PowerShot SX40 HS at 35x optical zoom.
Other images of a solar flare can be found at the NASA site..
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