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Nasa release spooky sun photo resembling a carved Halloween pumpkin

Nasa has released a photo of the sun which bears a spooky resemblance to a carved pumpkin. Credit: Nasa/AP

Nasa has released a photo of the sun which bears a spooky resemblance to a carved pumpkin.

With Halloween lurking around the corner, the US space agency put out a picture which showed active regions on the sun glowing like a carved pumpkin.

Large parts of the image appear bright orange compared to the rest of the sun, giving it some resemblance to a pumpkin (stock image). Credit: PA

Large parts of the image appear bright orange compared to the rest of the sun, giving it an eerie resemblance to a pumpkin.

The image was taken by Nasa on October 8 by the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO.

The SDO watches the sun at all times from its orbit in space.