Magnetic flux ropes (IMAGE) Royal Astronomical Society Caption The image on the left shows a series of magnetic loops on the Sun, as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The image on the right has been processed to highlight the edges of each loop and make the structure clearer. Credit NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.