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Solar flares riddle

  1. Sep 28, 2003 #1
    Above the photosphere is the chromosphere and above that, the corona. Sometimes our sun sends out big, bright fire loops reaching high up into the corona. What is this called?
     
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  3. Sep 28, 2003 #2
    I believe they are called solar flares.

    didiwindidiwindidiwin?
     
  4. Sep 29, 2003 #3
    I believe the official, technical term is: loopy sun beams.
     
  5. Sep 29, 2003 #4

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    Prominences?
     
  6. Sep 29, 2003 #5
    coronal loops
     
  7. Sep 29, 2003 #6
    Aurora Borealis
     
  8. Sep 29, 2003 #7
    magnetic loops
     
  9. Sep 29, 2003 #8
    Claude Bile gets the point!
     
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