Solar Active Region 'Larger Than Jupiter'

You may be preoccupied with Tuesday's asteroid 2005 YU55 flyby, but there's another astronomical event currently unfolding in the solar system.

November 8, 2011
3:47 AM EST
WATCH VIDEO: A solar eruption sends a wave of plasma hurtling towards Earth on August 1st, 2010. The event was captured by NASA satellites