Impressive CME Erupts from Sun 10-8-13 Video


CME Eruption October 8 2013

This impressive looking CME started late on October 7th. Look at about 10 o’clock on the face of the sun and you will see a boiling prominence┬árotating into view from the back side of the sun. As it does the prominence┬ábecomes more and more violent resulting an a very impressive CME. Fortunately this is not headed for Earth. See the video below captured by NASA’s SDO:


Boiling masses can be seen as they rotate into view and result in an impressive CME

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