active prominence

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A solar prominence with very rapid motion (up to 2000 km/s), often associated with a flare. Active prominences are located at low latitudes on the Sun, where sunspots and active regions are usually found. The main categories include loop prominences, coronal rain, surge prominences, sprays, and arch filament systems.

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