Ever see a picture of a Solar Prominence before? If you have, you’ll recognize these loop-like features leaving the Sun’s surface and ending up in the Sun’s corona:
Well two spacecraft designed to monitor the Sun, Stereo A (which stands for “Ahead” of Earth) and Stereo B (which stands for “Behind”) just imaged a 30-hour Solar Prominence during September 26th and 27th. What did they find?
This video, which gives three minutes worth of spectacular views of this eruption on the Sun. Have a look: