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Fine Detail in Images of Prominences in the Sun's Atmosphere

Caption: The fine detail in images of prominences in the sun's atmosphere from NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrometer -- such as the red swirls shown here -- are challenging the way scientists understand such events.

Credit: NASA/LMSAL/IRIS

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