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"White light corona taken during recent solar eclipses -- the streamer's structures are shaped by the Sun's magnetic field. (optional:) the coronal gas is at a temperature of more than a million degrees Kelvin. Also visible near the Moon's edge are solar prominences, which are tongues of much cooler material (about 10,000 degrees Kelvin). They can be seen with the naked eye during eclipses as red features because of the light they emit.

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