solar prominence

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large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere

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The solar prominence - a magnetically charged cloud of heated gas, known as plasma - erupted above the surface of the sun and was observed by the SDO on Feb.
com, the solar storm happened late on Friday night, and another solar prominence sparked up just over four hours later.
He kept it and a bright solar prominence in view for the next 2 1/2 minutes.
We've had at least one around the office for most of the last few months, and a couple of times a week somebody trots through the corridors urging everyone to come out and look at a particularly fine solar prominence.
Also a few reddish solar prominences (flame-like ejections, but today none so large or dramatic as a solar flare).
The coming of the sudden shadow," the approach of the umbra, shadow bands, Baily's Beads, the chromo-sphere and flash spectrum, totality, the corona, "the eye of God," coronal loops and streamers, darkness at midday, the "360[degrees] sunset," the (ruby-red) solar prominences, the eclipse wind (and temperature drop), planets and stars visible in a midday sky of midnight blue--and what I take to be the most staggering sight in all of astronomy: the diamond ring.
on'sun is at its most active this summer, and visitors will be able to see sun spots and solar prominences.
According to Turner and colleagues, the magnetic atmospheres are similar to what takes place on the surface of our sun, where moving magnetic field lines spur tremendous solar prominences to flare up in big loops.
The unusual solar prominences include a giant disc that rotates for several hours, feathery streamers as long as fifty Earths, a super-heated jet striking the top of a prominence and twisted ribbons flowing in opposite directions at a million kilometers per hour.
The Sun had a number of small spots that we were able to show the visitors using the refractor and throughout the day there were solar prominences that the Coronado was able to pick up.
That allows you to see magnificent solar prominences, which
It concludes by showing how spheromak ideas are closely related to the physics of solar prominences and interplanetary magnetic clouds.
Tumultuous conditions sculpt the plasma at the sun's surface into huge arches of fluid flame known as solar prominences.
These were called solar prominences and, like solar flares (see 1859), were evidence of violent activity on the Sun.
The possibility of probing the solar corona, solar prominences, and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) from the ground using large radar systems is moving closer to reality.