eruptive prominence

eruptive prominence

[i′rəp·tiv ′präm·ə·nəns]
(astronomy)
A prominence on the sun that is formed from active material above the chromosphere and reaches high altitudes on the sun at great speed.
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Also on Sep 8, an eruptive prominence was reported on the SW limb with localised detached plasma clouds.
Shortly after AIA opened its doors on March 30, scientists observed a large eruptive prominence on the sun's edge, followed by a filament eruption a third of the way across the star's disk from the eruption.
A satellite captured the jet of hydrogen and solar particles, known as an eruptive prominence, on camera.
That's the classic groundbased observation of an eruptive prominence.
An eruptive prominence and CME was recorded visually and photographically between 08:00 and 09:32 UT on July 31 on the SW limb.
A large eruptive prominence was seen on Dec 24 at 13:00 UT on the SW limb about 15[degrees] high.
The size of prominences varies considerably from the smallest spicule or mound to a spectacular eruptive prominence event that can reach to over a million km from the limb.
Also an eruptive prominence of short duration is not counted.
However on May 2 a small eruptive prominence was seen, initially as jet on the W limb at 08:33UT; a spray by 08:35; 08:42 the spray resembling a hand with outstretched fingers and by 08:54 there was no trace of it remaining.
An eruptive prominence was observed between 10:30 UT and 12:40 UT on Dec 4 on the S limb.