During the Great American Eclipse, the moon covered the brilliance of the sun’s photosphere, revealing the activity occurring at its surface.  Deep red flares of energized gas erupt and eject for thousands of miles, then follow the lines of magnetic force back to the surface.

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Heise Hot Springs, Idaho
21 August 2017
EOS 6D on Televue-85, 480 mm f/5.6

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