Phoenix Prominence Eruption

  • Released Friday, May 1, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11:32AM
  • ID: 11864

Over a six-hour period on April 21, 2015, NASA's Solar Dyanmics Observatory (SDO) observed a wing-like prominence eruption. SDO views the sun in various wavelegnths of the extreme ultravoilet, including 171 (shown in gold) and 304 (shown in orange) angstroms.


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