Sunday, August 6, 2023

Solar Prominence: Extra Large

Environmental & Science Education, STEM, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Solar System, Earth & Space Science

Ed Hessler

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) for August 1, 2023 has an image of what they titled "Monster Solar Prominence." You can almost feel the heat. And this monster appears sculpted. Sometimes these explode, releasing energetic particles that can disrupt electronic communications. 

There is a description of what we are being shown including relevant links.

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