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solar dynamics observatory

Southwest Directed Filament Eruption - 8/20/2013

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http://www.thesuntoday.org - Earth directed CME! A filament ~50 Earths in length (~400,000 miles) erupted from the Sun's southern hemisphere in the southwest direction. For more about the Earth-directed CME check out http://bit.ly/1bQ0m14 credit: NASA/SDO and helioviewer connect with us on Facebook and Twitter as thesuntoday and Google+ at gplus.to/thesuntoday