View Full Version : Solar Blast Seen in Unprecedented Detail (Video)

2008-May-27, 03:40 PM
Periodically our sun blasts streams of hot, ionized gas into the solar system. These eruptions, called coronal mass ejections or CMEs pose a potential threat to astronauts or satellites if aimed at Earth. On April 9, the Sun erupted with a CME, and because the eruption was located on the edge or limb [...]

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