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NASA Sees Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) on March 15, 2013

Caption: The ESA and NASA Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) captured these images of the sun spitting out a coronal mass ejection (CME) on March 15, 2013, from 3:24 to 4:00 a.m. EDT. This type of image is known as a coronagraph, since a disk is placed over the sun to better see the dimmer atmosphere around it, called the corona.

Credit: Credit: ESA&NASA/SOHO

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