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Fiery Looping Rain On The Sun

Posted on the 22 February 2013 by Gerard @presurfer
Fiery Looping Rain On The Sun
Eruptive events on the sun can be wildly different. Some come just with a solar flare, some with an additional ejection of solar material called a coronal mass ejection (CME), and some with complex moving structures in association with changes in magnetic field lines that loop up into the sun's atmosphere, the corona. On July 19, 2012, an eruption occurred on the sun that produced all three.

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