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Timelapse of prominence liftoff

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Taking advantage of the short break I managed to finish the processing and post processing of the data collected and to assemble this short clip.

I followeed for an hour the first moments of detaching of an arc prominence; evident the plasma falling back on the sun while the upper portions began to leave in the spce. I also added a timer accelerated to highlight the time elapsed, as suggested to me by someone.
Unfortunately a bit 'of detail is lost in the compression site but I hope you will like it .
:)



Here also few images of that day.

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Wonderful animation and stills, beautifully presented - thanks :-)

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Awesome.  Brilliant work.

The speed the plasma drops back to the surface is amazing. :eek:

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Fantastic images  and super animation Paolo.

Dave

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Stunning work as usual, Paolo, thanks for the view :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

I see there was a lift off the other limb several hours earlier?  I hope there are some proms left for the weekend :grin:

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