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Violent Outburst

Credit: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA
Friday, March 6, 2015: On Feb. 24, 2015, the sun flung out a coronal mass ejection with part of a solar filament over a 3-hour period. Some of the filament’s…Read More »

strands fell back into the sun, while a substantial part hung in space as a bright cloud of particles, as observed by the SOHO spacecraft in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light. The outburst occurred on the edge of the sun and was not expected to have any effect on Earth.

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