Sun  ID: 3919

Solar Tornados as Seen by SDO (February 7, 2012)

A tornado-like structure is observed coming over the limb of the Sun (upper left quadrant) by SDO.
 

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Michael Starobin (HTSI): Producer
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/171 Filter 2012-02-07T08:00:00 to 2012-02-08T23:00:00 @ 36s samples
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Five Years of Solar Dynamics Observatory

Keywords:
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Sun