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Moreton wave

(Moreton-Ramsey wave)
(type of wave moving across the chromosphere)

A Moreton wave is a large shock wave in the chromosphere of the Sun, expanding arcs moving outward from a solar flare or coronal mass ejection. They can move hundreds of km/s traveling 100,000 km.

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Sun surface features