Stunning new satellite photos show 'Pumpkin Sun'

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Stunning new satellite photos show 'Pumpkin Sun'
The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 193 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. The photo went viral earlier this month due the star's uncanny resemblance to a jack-o-'lantern. (NASA/SDO)
On October 8, 2014 active regions on the sun gave it the appearance of a jack-o'-lantern. This image is a blend of 171 and 193 angstrom light as captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. (NASA/GSFC/SDO)
The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 335 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (NASA/SDO)
The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 171 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (NASA/SDO)
The sun as imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8, 2014 in 304 angstrom extreme ultraviolet light. (NASA/SDOA)
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By RYAN GORMAN

A series of new images released by NASA curiously resemble a pumpkin.

The "Pumpkin Sun," as astronomers are calling it, looks eerily similar to a Jack-O-Lantern in the set of five photos dated October 8.

NASA explained the star appears like a pumpkin because specific active regions are emitting more light and energy than others.

The first image blends together two separate wavelengths typically in gold and yellow, to create the Halloween-like appearance, according to NASA.

Other images are in other colors because different wavelengths are used for imaging.

These images are much more treat than trick.

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