NASA Captures Coronal Mass Ejection Up Close

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NASA Captures Coronal Mass Ejection Up Close

Jun 03, 2014 08:55 PM EDT by Osvaldo Nunez

Called a "coronal mass ejection", a huge burst of energy occurred on our sun. It was created by huge looping magnetic fields that rose deep from within the sun. The CME carried solar plasma with it, and flew out into the solar system.

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