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'Bastille Day' Flare Animation

Fly-in of TRACE full sun image to the flare location. Fade to a model of the field lines with a magnetogram of the solar surface. Pull back out to display a movie of flare images. This version uses lens flares to illustrate matter motion along the field lines.
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Zoom in on the Sun to show the flare region.    Zoom in on the Sun to show the flare region.
Duration: 28.0 seconds
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TRACE image close-up on the region of the flare    TRACE image close-up on the region of the flare

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Model of the field lines around the flare region.  Bright spots represent plasma moving along the field lines.    Model of the field lines around the flare region. Bright spots represent plasma moving along the field lines.

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Video slate image reads,    Video slate image reads, "TRACE

'Bastille Day' Flare

Magnetic Field Model with Plasma Motions".

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Short URL to This Page:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?1168
Animation Number:1168
Completed:2000-06-13
Animators:Tom Bridgman (GST) (Lead)
 Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)
Scientist:G. Aulanier (Naval Research Laboratory)
Platform/Sensor/Data Set:TRACE (1998/07/14)
Series:TRACE
Video:SVS2000-0010 *
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Keywords:
SVS >> Coronal Loop
SVS >> Solar Active Region
DLESE >> Space science
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
SVS >> TRACE
Science paper:Aulanier, G., DeLuca, E.E., Antiochos, S.K., McMullen, R.A., & Golub, L. 2000, Astrophysical Journal, 540, 1126
 
 


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Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0

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