Trebuchet Solar Eruption of February 2011

  • Released Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:50PM
  • ID: 4250

Revisiting a large solar eruption from 2011, This event is sometimes called the Trebuchet Eruption.

The Trebuchet eruption (upper left) as seen in the SDO AIA 1600 angstrom filter. This is a rare view of such an event since they are not often so visible in this filter.


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