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2010 February 20

Wide view of the X-ray corona

This high-resolution image of the extended X-ray corona shows the outer corona in glorious detail. Prominent are two coronal voids, one in the nortwest and the other in the southeast. The EIT 304 A image shows a big filament corresponding to the SE void, and a prominence corresponding to the NW one. Full resolution image

Keywords: Full Disk, Cavity
Filters: Ti_poly

(Image submitted by R. Kano)

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