Sun  Planets and Moons  ID: 3932

Survivor 2011: Comet Lovejoy vs. The Sun

Comet Lovejoy makes a close pass to the Sun, and survives.

The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is actually repointed to better observe the comet's approach to the Sun.

 

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Genna Duberstein (USRA): Producer
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Mission:
SDO

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SDO/AIA/171 Filter
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Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 2

Keywords:
SVS >> Comet
SVS >> Solar Wind
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Sun
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
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 8.0.0.0.0