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Hi-resolution Solar Views from VAULT: Active Region

This movie presents the VAULT imagery in the context of simultaneous multi-mission observations. We zoom-in to a subset of the image which focuses on an active solar region which shows plumes of hot gases rising above the solar surface.


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Tom Bridgman (Global Science and Technology, Inc.): Lead Animator
Marte Newcombe (GST): Animator
Angelos Vourlidas (NRL): Scientist
Kathryn A. Stofer: Writer
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Data Used:
SOHO/Michelson Doppler Interferometer (MDI) also referred to as: SOHO/MDI
NASA and ESA - 2002/06/14T15:03:18Z-2002/06/14T18:39:00Z
The TRACE satellite views the Sun at ultraviolet wavelengths with high temporal (approximately 1-12 seconds) and spatial (1 arcsecond per pixel) resolution. Launched on April 2, 1998, it orbits the Earth in a Sun-synchronous orbit.
Big Bear Solar Observatory/H-alpha Telescope/H-alpha
Observed Data - BBSO - 2002/06/14T15:03:18Z-2002/06/14T18:39:00Z
Solar imagery in Hydrogen-alpha spectral line
SOHO/Extreme-UV Imaging Telescope (EIT) also referred to as: SOHO/EIT
NASA and ESA - 2002/06/14T15:03:18Z-2002/06/14T18:39:00Z
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This item is part of this series:
VAULT Solar Views

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DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Imagery
NASA Science >> Sun
SVS >> Sounding Rocket
SVS >> Visible Light Imaging
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