Bruce Murray Space Image Library

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Prominences

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Prominences
2017 Total Solar Eclipse Prominences Bright, gaseous features on the Sun, like prominences, become visible to the naked eye during totality. This close-up image of the limb of the Sun from the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse shows brilliant arches of gas and plasma caught up in our star's magnetic field. Blake Estes

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