Huge Solar Rain Storm Video

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“This is prominence finery at its best,” says photographer Pete Lawrence of Selsey, UK. “Small bright points within the prominence that were seen on the capture screen have been recorded as blurs due to the rapid motion of material in just a few seconds!” Prominences are clouds of hydrogen held above the surface of the sun by magnetic fields. Click to the image to enlarge the view.

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