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    Tsunamis this large don't happen on Earth. During 2006, a large solar flare from an Earth-sized sunspot produced a tsunami-type shock wave that was spectacular even for the Sun. Pictured above, the tsunami wave was captured moving out from active region AR 10930 by the Optical Solar Patrol Network (OSPAN) telescope in New Mexico, USA. The resulting shock wave, known technically as a Moreton wave, compressed and heated up gasses including hydrogen in the photosphere of the Sun, causing a momentar

  • Harry Covair A Large Tsunami Shock Wave on the Sun Image Credit: NSO/AURA/NSF and USAF Research Laboratory Click on the link to view the tsunami explanation from NASA. >hint: Earth sized tsunami.

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