Amazing new satellite photos show ‘Pumpkin Sun’

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The Pumpkin Sun (Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO)

The Pumpkin Sun (Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO)

NASA has revealed a photo of the “Pumpkin Sun” just in time for Halloween.

Scientists at NASA combined images of the active regions of the sun from Oct. 8. The result is the awesome image you see above.

“The active regions appear brighter because those are areas that emit more light and energy — markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona,” NASA said on its website.

Scientists reportedly used two sets of light wavelengths to create the “Halloween-like appearance.”

The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 193 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (Credit: NASA/SDO)

The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 193 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (Credit: NASA/SDO)

The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 171 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (Credit: NASA/SDO)

The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 171 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (Credit: NASA/SDO)