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Solar Filaments

Sun_Gain=257_ColShEven though the sun cycle approaches solar minimum, there is still plenty to look and wonder at.

I took the attached image yesterday, it shows a huge solar filament meandering across the solar disc. I estimate that this must be 700,000 km or so in length. Solar filaments are regions of dense, cool gas held in place by magnetic fields, this one has been visible for several days now.

 

Mike

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1 Comment

  1. Very Good Image.Dan

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