SDO/AIA CME Event of April 8, 2010 (Multiband)

This is a close-up view of the April 8 CME in ultraviolet light which reveals a wave (darker regions) expanding outward from the flare event. This movie creates a color image by combining filters for 211 Ångstroms (red), 193 Ångstroms (green) and 171 Ångstroms (blue).

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Alan Title (LMSAL): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
SDO/AIA/211 Filter
SDO/AIA/193 Filter
SDO/AIA/171 Filter

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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