solar prominence


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Related to solar prominence: coronal mass ejection
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Noun1.solar prominence - large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromospheresolar prominence - large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere
solar radiation - radiation from the sun
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For night observation, Hakawati's favourite sights include Saturn, Nebulas and meteor showers, and for day observation The Solar Coronas, Solar prominence and Sunspots.
(2007) Coronal transverse magnetohydrodynamic waves in a solar prominence. Science 318, 1577-1580.
NASA released a (http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nasas-sdo-sees-unraveling-solar-prominence) video Wednesday of a solar prominence captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
Coronal mass ejections release huge quantities of matter and electromagnetic radiation into space above the sun's surface, either near the corona (sometimes called a solar prominence), or farther into the planet system, or beyond (interplanetary CME).
Small amplitude oscillations observed in quiescent solar prominence can be interpreted in terms of linear magnetohydyrodynamic waves.
The high density within this loop is attributed to solar prominence associated with the CME eruption, suggesting that a portion of the magnetic flux rope contains dense coronal material.
This tornado was actually a type of solar prominence (PROM-uh-nuhns).
Summary: Billions of tonnes of material were thrown off the sun on Monday April 16, in a spectacular "solar prominence".
A NASA camera has captured an amazing view of a solar prominence, a breathtaking astronomical event that sees the sun eject huge amounts of superheated plasma.
The M rated event is not the strongest solar flare ever recorded but was still big enough to kick up a huge tendril of plasma, known as a solar prominence.
Amazing video shot on Monday by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows a gigantic solar prominence erupting on the Sun.