Large Dark Filament on the Sun

The image of the sun below was taken with a Hydrogen Alpha telescope. The image shows a large dark area in the lower left region. This is known as a “dark filament” and is more than 300,000 kilometers in length. The dark area is filled with cooled plasma and is expected to collapse at some point and produce a Hyder Flare. The is corrected to show north as up.

Large Dark Filament

Large Dark Filament

Category(s): Astronomy

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