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Prominences of the Sun

TheĀ prominencesĀ of the Sun are solar filaments of matter projected above its surface and characterizing the activity of the Sun. This activity seems to vary by up to another within a cycle.In absolute terms, solar activity is regulated by a cycle... Continue Reading →

Small Prominences

The sun sported four smallish prominences along its edge at about the same time (Dec. 12-14, 2018). They were at the positions of 2 o'clock, 5 o'clock, 7 o'clock, and 10 o'clock. The largest and most active of the prominences... Continue Reading →

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