Earth Observatory: Solar Prominence Feature Summary

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Earth Observatory: Solar Prominence
Visit Earth Observatory: Solar Prominence, and take a look at these two images of a solar prominence. How does a prominence look when you see it at the sun itself, compared when you see it against the darkness of space? When you see the prominence against the sun, it's usually called a "filament." To learn more, read the text under the images.
April 1, 2013 - April 16, 2013