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Solar Eruption

(sudden brightening of the Sun)

A Solar Eruption is an eruption of material out of the Sun during a Solar Flare which is a brightening of a portion of the sun. Other stars also flare (Stellar Flares).

A Flare Spray is a type of high-velocity solar eruption.

A Prominence Eruption is the break-up of a Solar Prominence, a loop-shaped feature extending from the sun's surface.

(Sun,event type)

Referenced by:
Carrington Event
775 AD Event