'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.

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Animator
G. Aulanier (Naval Research Laboratory): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Science Paper:
Aulanier, G., DeLuca, E.E., Antiochos, S.K., McMullen, R.A., & Golub, L. 2000, Astrophysical Journal, 540, 1126

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Data Used:
TRACE 1998/07/14

This item is part of this series:

SVS >> Coronal Loop
SVS >> Solar Active Region
DLESE >> Space science
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
NASA Science >> Sun

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: 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