Coronal Mass Ejection Slideshow
March 31, 2003
Progress of a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) observed over an eight hour period on 5-6 August 1999 by LASCO C3. The dark disk blocks the Sun so that the LASCO instrument can observe the structures of the corona in visible light. The white circle represents the size and position of the Sun.
Topics: Sun, Space plasmas, Plasma physics, Extreme ultraviolet Imaging Telescope, LASCO Large Angle and Spectrometric Coronagraph, Coronal mass ejection, Corona, Coronal loop