Sun  ID: 4267

December 2014 Sparkling X-Flare from Solar Dynamics Observatory

In the latter half of December 2014, the Sun erupted with an X-flare that launched a number of bright flashes in succession over a period of several hours.
 

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

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/171 Filter also referred to as: AIA 171
JOINT SCIENCE OPERATIONS CENTER - 2014-12-19T22:30 - 2014-12-20T07:00
SDO/AIA/131 Filter also referred to as: AIA 131
JOINT SCIENCE OPERATIONS CENTER - 2014-12-19T22:30 - 2014-12-20T07:00
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This item is part of this series:
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 5

Keywords:
SVS >> Solar Wind
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 >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Coronal Mass Ejections
SVS >> Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging
SVS >> EUV Imaging

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