Sun  ID: 2446

TRACE Observes the X-ray Flare Over AR9906

The TRACE spacecraft observes an X-ray flare over solar active region AR9906, April 21, 2002.

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Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Craig DeForest (SwRI): Scientist
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Mission:
TRACE

Data Used:
TRACE
2002-04-21T01:00:18.000Z-2002-04-21T02:59:44.000Z
The TRACE satellite views the Sun at ultraviolet wavelengths with high temporal (approximately 1-12 seconds) and spatial (1 arcsecond per pixel) resolution. Launched on April 2, 1998, it orbits the Earth in a Sun-synchronous orbit.
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The Active Sun

Keywords:
SVS >> Active Region 9906
SVS >> Coronal Loop
DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Active Regions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
SVS >> TRACE
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 8.0.0.0.0