Sun  ID: 4277

July 12, 2011: A Bright Limb Prominence from Solar Dynamics Observatory

A large prominence launches, then hovers briefly, on the solar limb (upper left). The lofted solar plasma is seen traveling back down along the magnetic field. This view is through the AIA 304 Ångstrom filter.

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2011-07-12T02:00 - 2011-07-12T06:00
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Keywords:
SVS >> Sun
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 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