Here is a view of the full solar disk during a two-week period in October and November of 2003 which exhibited some of the largest solar activity events since the advent of space-based solar observing.
The GOES-12/Solar X-Ray Imager was experiencing significant problems during this time period and was offline during part of the opening and closing portions of this movie, which is why there is a significant number of black frames. Actual data collection began on October 28, 2003 and terminated on November 5, 2003.
This movie is part of a series of movies with matching cadence designed to play synchronously with each other. The other movies in this series are
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 220.127.116.11.0