Sun  ID: 2959

Halloween Solar Storms from SOHO/EIT, 195 Angstroms

This view from SOHO/EIT in the 195 angstrom band, shows the multitude of solar flares released in the Fall of 2003 as a group of active regions rotated back into view. This movie is synchronized to play with animation IDs 2960 and 2961. For more information on how X-ray solar flares are classified (B, C, M, X), visit

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Edward C. Stone (California Institute of Technology): Scientist
Carl E. Walz (NASA/HQ): Scientist
Thomas H. Zurbuchen (University of Michigan): Scientist
William Steigerwald (NASA/GSFC): Writer
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Data Used:
SOHO/Extreme-UV Imaging Telescope (EIT)/195 Filter also referred to as: SOHO/EIT 195
NASA and ESA - 2003/10/25T00:00:11-2003/11/07T23:48:35
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This item is part of this series:
Halloween 2003 Solar Storms

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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