Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Post #23 APOD: A Twisted Solar Eruptive Prominence

"Ten Earths could easily fit in the "claw" of this seemingly solar monster. The monster, though, visible on the lower left, is a huge eruptive prominence seen moving out from our Sun. The above dramatic image taken early in the year 2000 by the Sun-orbiting SOHO satellite."

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