A stunning plasma-winged coronal mass ejection ‘Butterfly’ erupts on the far side of the Sun

A beautiful and ghostly “butterfly” has risen from the sun, unfolding its ethereal, gauzy wings in two expanding arcs of plasma.

Astronomers spotted the unusual solar flare known as a coronal mass ejection (CME) explodes from the other side of the Sun Friday (March 10), according to spaceweather.com.

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