The incredible time-lapse video was released by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which revolved over the Sun for 40 hours. The footage, taken from September 1 to September 3, 2015, shows huge plasma noise raging on the surface of the sun. In a description of the video, NASA's SDO explained: "A small but complex mass of plasma, folded and rotated for 40 hours above the surface of the Sun (September 1-3, 2015).
"It is stretched and pulled back and forth by powerful magnetic forces, but is not broken in this order.
"The temperature of ionized iron particles observed in this extreme ultraviolet wavelength of light is about 2.8 million degrees C. degrees F." "
Cosmic tornadoes are formed by the interaction of plasma with magnetic fields and are more powerful than Earth's tornadoes that form in the atmosphere during thunderstorms.
In a further explanation of the plasma space tornado, NASA stated on its website: "The interplanetary space is hardly calm. High-energy charged particles from the Sun, as well as beyond our Solar System, are constantly playing from
READ MORE: NASA Shock: The Sun Displays Plasma and Magnetic Field in Terrifying Video and endanger the health of astronauts ̵
"This bubble, called the magnetosphere, deflects most of the harmful energy particles.
However, some are sneaking in – and in the forefront to figure out exactly how this is going is NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale or MMS mission.
"New results show that tornado-like vortices in space plasma create a limit
NASA said," It will not grow by much more than a few factors over the next six billion years, but in that distant time it will make the transition to the phase of the red giant and its outer surface will extend several hundred times to the orbit of Venus.
"Astronomers have sought short-term changes in the radius of the sun but have not been able to find very reliable evidence that the diameter of the sun is changing, at least several times shorter than the solar cycle. ”
Like any other star in the universe, the Sun will eventually run out of fuel to burn and die.
As the star approaches its final days, it will begin to swell into the Red Giant and consume Mercury, Venus, and maybe even Earth.
Then the Sun will shrink to an incredibly hot and dense core known as the White Dwarf. However, NASA does not expect this to happen in another six to six and a half billion years.