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Solar Dynamics Observatory countdown

A 10-second countdown using SDO imagery of the sun. The instruments and wavelengths are as follow:

10-HMI Magnetogram; 9-AIA 4500; 8-AIA 094; 7-HMI Dopplergram; 6-AIA 171; 5-AIA 171-211-304; 4-AIA 171-211-304; 3-AIA 304; 2-AIA 304; 1-AIA 304

The last 5 seconds of countdown show the large prominence eruption that occured March 30, 2010, just after SDO's sensors were turned on.


Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Video Editor
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Data Used:
SDO/AIA/171 Filter
SDO/AIA/211 Filter
SDO/AIA/304 Filter
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

SVS >> Magnetosphere
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
NASA Science >> Sun
SVS >> Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging
SVS >> EUV Imaging

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