Solar prominences, H-alpha image

Solar prominences, H-alpha image

C014/5267 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1,021.4KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Solar prominences. Image showing solar prominences during a time of high solar activity. This image was obtained with an H-alpha filter, which reveals the chromosphere, a reddish layer of the Sun's atmosphere. A prominence is a cloud of plasma anchored to the Sun's surface in the photosphere, and extending outwards into the Sun's corona. They are shaped by the curved magnetic field lines around the Sun's surface.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not available.

Keywords: active, activity, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, black background, chronosphere, corona, cosmological, cosmology, h-alpha, heliology, layer, magnetic field, observation, prominence, prominences, solar, solar system, space, star, sun, surface, telescope image

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.