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NASA's STEREO Satellite Sees Coronal Mass Ejection

Caption: A combined view of the coronal mass ejection, or CME, that occurred on May 17, 2013, at 5:36 EDT. The center yellow image was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and shows the sun as seen in UV light, in the 171 Angstrom wavelength. The SDO image is superimposed on top of an image from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory showing the CME propagating into space.

Credit: NASA/SDO/Goddard, ESA&NASA SOHO

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