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View Full Version : Activity on the Sun Ramps Up with Monster Prominences; Huge Filament Snaps



Fraser
2011-Nov-15, 06:40 AM
A huge wall of plasma rose from the Sun’s southeast limb over the weekend, with what might be one of the biggest prominences seen in many years. CÚsar Cantu from Monterrey, Mexico, took the image above, adding an “Earth” for reference of how big this prominence really is. A solar prominence is a large, bright [...]

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