Coronal Mass Ejection
March 31, 2003
An image sequence over less than two hours of a coronal mass ejection 7 April 1997 taken by LASCO C2. In this sequence a CME blasts into space a billion tons of particles travelling millions of miles an hour.
Topics: Sun, Space plasmas, Plasma physics, LASCO Large Angle and Spectrometric Coronagraph, Coronal mass ejection, Corona, Coronal loop