Just over the Limb Solar Event captured by SDO and IRIS

  • Released Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:50PM
  • ID: 4211

On May 9, 2014, an active region has just rotated over the limb of the Sun when it launches a large amount of plasma into space. Both SDO and IRIS caught the event.


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


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Datasets used in this visualization

SDO AIA 304 (A.K.A. 304 Filter) (Collected with the AIA sensor)
JOINT SCIENCE OPERATIONS CENTER 2014-05-09T01:30 - 2014-05-09T04:30
IRIS Slit-Jaw Imager (A.K.A. SJI) (Collected with the Imager sensor)
Observed Data LMSAL

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