Articles tagged "filament eruptions"


Huge solar filament collapses and causes Hyder flare

A huge solar filament, located in the southeast quadrant and stretching across more than 500 000 km, collapsed around 14:30 UTC on June 4, 2014 and hit the solar surface causing a "Hyder flare" - a type of solar flare that occurs without the aid of sunspots.Co

June 05, 2014

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Large magnetic filament erupted during the late hours of September 29

A large magnetic filament erupted on Sun's northern hemisphere during the late hours (UTC) of September 29, 2013. The explosion hurled a magnificent Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) into space and it does look like it has an Earth-directed component.

September 30, 2013


Large filament eruption to deliver a glancing blow early Friday

A large solar filament located in the southern hemisphere lifted off the Sun at about 8:50 UTC on August 20, 2013. A bright Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) was produced as the result. Though the majority of Sun's material is directed south current

August 20, 2013


Spectacular filament eruption & Earth directed CME - August 6, 2013

A spectacular filament eruption was observed yesterday August 6, 2013 at 02:04 UTC. A strong Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has been seen following this energetic impulsive eruption and it does seem to have an earth-bound component which should impact the

August 07, 2013


Filament eruption and moderate M1.9 solar flare - May 12, 2013

A moderate solar flare measuring M1.9 was registered on May 12, 2013. The source of event was a region located on the eastern side and about to rotate into Earth's view. This event peaked at 20:31 UTC.   In early hours of May 12,

May 12, 2013


"Dragon Tail" - Huge filament eruption - January 31, 2013

A large filament stretching hundreds of thousands of kilometers erupted on Thursday, January 31, 2013. The eruption lasted about 4 hours and was located in the northeast quadrant of the Sun.The following SDO video shows a variety of views of the break-up of this

January 31, 2013

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Filament Eruptions / Solar Watch - Dec 12, 2011 (Video)

Large Filament: A very large solar filament channel that measures longer than 300,000 miles, visible across the entire northeast quadrant erupted and producing a large solar disturbance and sent out a significant coronal mass ejection which may be heading earths

December 12, 2011