Coronal Mass Ejection
March 31, 2003
CME observed by LASCO C2 --An image sequence over two hours of a large coronal mass ejection 20 March 2000 taken by the LASCO C2 instrument. In this sequence a CME blasts into space a billion tons of particles travelling millions of miles an hour. This CME was not headed towards Earth, though sometimes they are...
Topics: Coronal mass ejection, Space plasmas, Plasma physics, Environment, Forbush decrease, LASCO Large Angle and Spectrometric Coronagraph, Corona