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‘Eye of the Storm’: Icelandic Auroras [VIDEO]

Iceland is a country of mystery, unknowns and fables. It is also a place of beauty and danger.

“Eye of the Storm” is the story of two types of massive storms, but storms that did not originate on Earth. This is the story of storms on the sun and how they look in the northern reaches of the third rock.

The beauty of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) pales next to the scenes captured on this video by Evosia Studios.

This is the story of a huge X-Class Solar Flare erupting and finding its way to Earth and of a corresponding coronal eruption on the sun’s surface.

X-Class Solar Flares are the biggest of the solar flares and can cause radio outages on Earth as well as long-lasting radiation storms as seen in “Eye of the Storm.”

Coronal Mass Ejections (CME) sound absolutely nasty and it would be if you were close to one. However, large ones can produce such beauty that it is hard to explain.

According to Wikipedia, a CME “massive burst of gas and magnetic field arising from the solar corona” and is associated with solar activity such as flares.

No matter what causes them, the effects can be devastating if we were any closer to them than we are. As it is, we get to see the beauty of such solar storms.

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‘Eye of the Storm’: Icelandic Auroras [VIDEO]