X2 C2 Combo
June 18, 2012
The X2 flare of Feb. 15, 2011 seen by SDO (in extreme ultraviolet light) enlarged and superimposed on SOHO's coronagraph that shows the faint edge of a "halo" coronal mass ejection as it races away from the Sun. The video covers about 11 hours.
Topics: Coronagraph, Space plasmas, Plasma physics, Halo, Sun, Solar flare, Corona, Coronal mass ejection