"Longest" solar prominence...

This forum is for discussing all things astronomical that aren't directly related to the activities of the MAS.
Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 3827
Joined: Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:04 am
Location: Farmington / Lakeville

"Longest" solar prominence...

Post by merle »

Saw this story on Earth Sky News.

The ESA Solar Orbiter spacecraft viewed this 2 million mile long, Record breaking solar prominence, on the far side of the sun.

solar-prominence-solar-orbiter-feb15-2022-e1645307825852.jpg (71.83 KiB) Viewed 381 times
Clear skies,
Merle Hiltner
MAS Eagle Lake Observatory Facility Director
Onan Observatory • Sylvia A. Casby Observatory • HotSpot Classroom
Post Reply