The snapshot, which was taken in ultraviolet light in 2014 by the Solar Dynamics Observatory, shows the active regions of the star that burn more intensely than others.
“Even our star celebrates the spooky season,” wrote the space agency accompanying the image.
“The active regions in this image seem brighter because they are areas that emit more light and energy. They are markers of an intense and complex set of magnetic fields that move in the atmosphere of the Sun, the crown,” the institution said in a statement.
Check out the image down below!
BREAKING NEWS: The biggest pumpkin of all! NASA shares creepy Halloween photo of the sun glowing with a jack-o’-lantern face. Active regions on the sun’s surface created the grimacing smile and slanted eyes. pic.twitter.com/OKSwJf5EIt
— Dave Vescio (@DaveVescio) October 28, 2019