'X' Marks the Spot: SDO Observes a Reconnection Event

  • Released Monday, July 15, 2013

This is the source data material for the main release of X Marks the Spot: SDO Sees Reconnection.

Frames were generated using the standard SDO AIA 131 Å color table and an enhanced version to reveal the finer details of the coronal loops, which are overly saturated in the standard color table ranges.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio, the SDO Science Team, and the Virtual Solar Observatory.

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This page was originally published on Monday, July 15, 2013.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:52 PM EDT.


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