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Credit: NASA & ESA/SOHO
Monday, April 21, 2014: A coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with a solar flare blew out a cloud of particles to the right of the sun, from an active…Read More »





region at its edge, later followed by a secondary blast aimed slightly lower over about a 24-hour period during Apr. 18-19, 2013. This image comes from a video taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) in extreme UV light. Researchers superimposed the image on top of SOHO's C2 (red) and C3 (blue) coronagraph images. The black, diagonal feature is the strut that holds the disk occulting the sun in C3.

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