Solar Prominence

Blogged by Xiao Sun on November 27, 2009 and tagged with Sample Images, Solar Prominence.

We all know that many Solar Prominences are larger than the Earth in terms of size, but still, the picture below reminds us of how trivial we are in the solar system, not to mention the universe.

This Solar Image is captured by Italian astronomy amateur Rossi Erio, who uses DMK 31AF03.AS for his astro-photography. He took this picture on 4th of October, 2009, at 07:18 UT.

Solar Prominence compared with Earth