View Full Version : Recent Sun Activity: Plasma Fountains, Sun-Grazing Comet

2011-Jul-12, 04:00 PM
Interesting activity captured on the Sun early today (July 12, 2011) showing an active region on the Sun’s Eastern limb. Plasma was hurled very high above the stellar surface, but didn’t have the needed escape velocity and most of the plasma “rained” back down in a fountain. The video shows the activity in different wavelengths. [...]

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