The Coronal Veil: Are the Sun’s Magnetic Arches an Optical Illusion?

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 11:36
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In extreme ultraviolet light, the Sun resembles a rumpled ball of yarn. It teems with giant radiant arcs known as coronal loops soaring through the Sun’s corona. However, some scientists now think these loops may be an optical illusion.