Definitions for "Solar prominence"
A large sheet of glowing gases that bursts outward from the sun's chromosphere.
An arc of gas that erupts from the surface of the Sun. Also known as a filament, Solar prominences are supported inside the Sun's corona by strong magnetic fields. Solar prominences often stand 100,000 km in height, and can last from several days to several months.
large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere