Sun  ID: 2960

Halloween Solar Storms from SOHO/EIT, 304 Angstroms

This view from SOHO/EIT in the 304 angstrom band, shows a group of active regions rotating back into view. This movie is synchronized to play with animation IDs 2959 and 2961. One obvious difference is that solar flares are not as visible at this wavelength than at the 195 angstrom band. The 304 angstrom filter was not used as frequently as the 195 angstrom filter, so this movie has more jumps in its time coverage. 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)/304 Filter also referred to as: SOHO/EIT 304
NASA and ESA - 2003/10/25T01:19:35-2003/11/07T20:07:24
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This item is part of this series:
Halloween 2003 Solar Storms

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