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Ultraviolet Exposure of Colossal Eruption by the Skylab Telescope

NASA1973

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

This spectacular view is a color-enhanced ultraviolet exposure of a colossal eruption, photographed during the Skylab-4 mission by the Apollo Telescope Mount facility on December 19, 1973. This giant prominence, one of the mightiest in 25 years, sparned a third of a million miles into space, roughly the distance between Earth and the Moon.

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  • Title: Ultraviolet Exposure of Colossal Eruption by the Skylab Telescope
  • Creator: NASA
  • Date Created: 1973

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