Full power: An extreme ultraviolet image of the Sun shows different gas temperatures – reds are about 59,727C, blues and greens are about 999,727C

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Close-up: These images show solar flares escaping from the Sun’s surface. The one on the right (top) stretches almost halfway across the star, about 500,000 miles

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Ring of fire: Known as a ‘prominence eruption’, this is a loop of gas heated to an extremely high temperature. Twisted magnetic fields on the Sun’s surface cause the gas to be shaped like this. This image was captured by the satellite on March 30

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