May 2013: 'Light bulb'-shaped prominence

  • Released Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:51PM
  • ID: 4132

The active region on the solar limb (left side) generates a large bulb-shaped prominence before demonstrating more energetic activity. See SDO View of a May 2013 Solar Flare.


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