Sun  ID: 20075

Wave

Like fans doing the wave at a stadium, large cell-like features called supergranules are moving in a vertical motion, giving the illusion of the solar surface rotating faster than the Sun.

Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Mission:
SOHO

Data Used:
SOHO
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Goddard TV Tape:
G2003-003

Keywords:
SVS >> SOHO
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Imagery
SVS >> Solar Granulation
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