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coronal mass ejections: Five Solar Eruptions in 2 Days!

Solar Filament Eruption Sends CME Towards Earth
Full disk view of magnetic solar filament erupting during the early hours of February 24, 2012. A coronal mass ejections (CME) directed toward Earth accompanied the filament eruption. This video was taken by the Solar Dynamic Observatory in extreme ultraviolet wavelength (304 angstrom).



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Five Solar Eruptions in 2 Days – CME On the Way

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From February 23 through February 24 our sun produced an astonishing five solar
eruptions, launched from the top, bottom, left and right sides of the solar
disk. Four of those eruptions came in just a 24 hour period.

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One of the
eruptions, a large snaking magnetic filament, erupted during the early hours of
February 24, 2012 and launched the first of two coronal mass ejections (C


Added: Feb-26-2012 Occurred On: Feb-26-2012
By: menderman
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Tags: NASA, CME Solar, flare, coronal, mass, ejection, Sun, Earth, Menderman
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