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EIT 304o Image Details Many Solar Features And Some Elongated Prominences Promin ...

EIT 304o Image Details Many Solar Features And Some Elongated Prominences Promin ...

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Description: EIT 304o image details many solar features and some elongated prominences Prominences are huge clouds of relatively cool dense plasma suspended in the Suns hot , thin corona Emission in this spectral line shows the upper chromosphere at a temperature of about 60 , 000 degrees K Every feature in the image traces magnetic field structure The hottest areas appear almost white , while the darker red areas indicate cooler temperatures Taken December 5 , 1998

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