Giant 450,000 km long solar filament growing since August 31 to ignite an Earth directed Hyder Flare explosion

A more than 450,000 km from end-to-end, dark solar filament of magnetism is currently growing on the sun since August 31, 2016.

This giant filament is held above the surface of the sun by magnetic lines of force. The collapse of this unstable structure could produce an Earth directed ‘Hyder flare’ explosion.

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The giant filament of plasma appeared over the surface of the sun on August 31, 2016. Picture by Mike Taormina

But it is only now that space agencies are starting to speak about it. It has indeed reached a mega-size of more than 450,000km in length.

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Zoom on the giant filament currently held over the sun. Picture taken on September 3, 2016 by Mike Taormina

And again here on September 4, 2016:

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The huge magnetic filament continues growing on the sun. Picture taken on September 4, 2016 by Ted Adachi

Is it going to trigger a ‘Hyder Flare’ – a flare that occurs away from an active region or sunspot group and that is associated with the sudden disappearance of a dark filament?

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Is the magnetic bomb going to collapse onto the sun ejecting a strong storm toward Earth? Picture taken on September 5, 2016 by Masa Nakamura

The following pictures show the filament as it had just formed on August 31, 2016 and September 1, 2016.

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The solar filament one day after itsformation over the surface of our star. Picture taken on September 1, 2016 by Ted Adachi
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A sunspot and the huge solar filament floating above the sun on August 31, 2016. Picture by Juan Manuel Palomo

The giant filament exploded on September 6, 2016 as shown on this gif video:

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