Solar Prominence Mark Townley Image taken: Apr. 13, 2010 Location: Brierley Hill, West Midlands, UK. Details: The quiescent filament that has been making its way across the sun over the past couple of days finally appeared on the limb of the sun as a monster prominence. It's the biggest i've seen so far this solar cycle! Taken with SM40 @ f6 DMK31. ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.