Enormous Structure on Surface of Sun Appears to Be Coming Apart

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Enormous Structure on Surface of Sun Appears to Be Coming Apart

Published Monday 18 July 2022

A space photographer has shared an image of a huge prominence on the surface of the sun that is speculated to be coming apart. Solar prominences are large, bright loops of plasma—electrically charged hydrogen and helium gas—that extend outwards from the surface of the sun. They can be truly massive in scale, sometimes tens of times larger than the Earth.

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