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The Rising Solar Cycle: X5.4 Flare ('W' sunspot group) seen by SDO

Sunspot group 1429 of solar cycle 24 has launched an X5.4 flare can coronal mass ejection (CME) that is forecast to impact the Earth

This visualization has the full 4Kx4K frames from the 17.1 nm and 13.1 nm filters on the Solar Dynamics Observatory. 2Kx2K MPEG-4 movies are also available.


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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Producer
Karen Fox (ASI): Writer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/131 Filter None
SDO/AIA/171 Filter 2012-03-06T20:00 to 2012-03-07T04:00

This item is part of this series:
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 2

Keywords:
SVS >> CME
SVS >> Coronal Mass Ejection
SVS >> Solar Flare
SVS >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Sun
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Sun