Trebuchet Solar Eruption of February 2011

  • Released Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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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This page was originally published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:50 PM EDT.


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