Coronal Mass Ejections Blast their Way Through the Solar System

  • Released Friday, December 3rd, 2004
  • Updated Wednesday, November 15th, 2023 at 12:23AM
  • ID: 20043

A coronal mass ejection erupts from the Sun and propagates out through the Solar System. Along the way it is detected by the spacecraft at Jupiter and Saturn. Eventually it is detected by the two Voyager spacecraft beyond the orbit of Pluto.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab


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