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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Oct 5, 2012 Coronal Mass Ejection

Caption: The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) captured this image of the sun at 5:06 a.m. EDT on Oct 5, 2012, showing a coronal mass ejection (CME) spreading away from the sun toward Earth.

Credit: SOHO (ESA & NASA)

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