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May 2013: 'Light bulb'-shaped prominence

The active region on the solar limb (left side) generates a large bulb-shaped prominence before demonstrating more energetic activity. See SDO View of a May 2013 Solar Flare.

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems Inc.): Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems Inc.): Project Support
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2013-05-03T06:00:00 to 2013-05-03T08:30:00
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This item is part of this series:
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 4

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Prominences/solar Filaments

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 8.0.0.0.0