Sun  ID: 3411

Hinode's High-Resolution View of the Sun

A new sunspot collided with an existing sunspot which built up a highly sheared magnetic configuration. This resulted in a solar flare on December 13, 2006.


Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (Global Science and Technology, Inc.): Lead Animator
Alan Title (LMSAL): Scientist
Leon Golub (CfA): Scientist
Judith Karpen (Naval Research Laboratory): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Hinode (Solar-b)

Data Used:
Hinode (Solar-B)/Solar Optical Telescope (SOT)/G-band
2006-12-13T01:03:00 - 2006-12-13T05:15:00
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Dates of Data Used:
2006-12-13T01:03:00 - 2006-12-13T05:15:00

This item is part of this series:
Hinode Reveals Details of Solar Processes

GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Active Regions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Sunspots
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Solar Granulation
SVS >> Hinode
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

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