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on Nov 26, 2012

A coronal mass ejection in 2000

A CME recorded by the SOHO satellite in 2000 shows a billion tons of plasma launched two million kilometers off the surface of the sun! Credit: SOHO (NASA/ESA)

A CME recorded by the SOHO satellite in 2000 shows a billion tons of plasma launched two million kilometers off the surface of the sun!  Credit: SOHO (NASA/ESA)

A coronal mass ejection in 2000