Twelve Days of AR12192 from SDO and GOES

  • Released Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The large active region AR12192 is carried across the solar disk by the Sun's rotation. The region erupted with a large number of M and an X-class flares.

Flare classification is defined by the measured X-ray flux from a detector on the GOES satellites (see Classifying Solar Eruptions).

This visualization was the result of some experiments to present both the SDO imagery and GOES X-ray flux as part of a single movie.


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio, the SDO Science Team, and the Virtual Solar Observatory.

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 12:05 AM EST.


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