Filament eruption coronal mass ejection

Monday, 23 November 2015 - 13:19 UTC

Filament eruption coronal mass ejection

A large filament that was located on the southeastern quadrant of the Sun erupted yesterday and launched a coronal mass ejection.

More information in our news item from yesterday. ESA/NASA SOHO/LASCO coronagaph imagery is complete and shows a very minor coronal mass ejection that is directed towards the east and well away from Earth. Even a glancing blow is very unlikely.

Animation: NASA/ESA SOHO LASCO C2 animation showing the coronal mass ejection of yesterday's filament eruption.

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