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coronal mass ejection

(CME)
(mass of plasma ejected from the Sun)

A coronal mass ejection (CME) is a large mass of plasma with strong magnetic field lines ejected from the Sun, i.e., a massive burst of solar wind. The same term is also used for the same phenomena regarding other stars.


(Sun,stars,magnetism,event type)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coronal_mass_ejection

Referenced by:
chondrite
ejection
flux rope
magnetic arcade
mass
mass loss
solar storm
STEREO

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