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

  • Released Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:49PM
  • ID: 4277

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.


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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 2011-07-12T02:00 - 2011-07-12T06:00

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