Sun  ID: 4065

The X-Class Flare of January 2014

Early January of 2014 saw one of the largest sunspot groups of solar cycle 24 and some X-class flares near the center of the solar disk from active region AR 11943. These flares launched a few small coronal mass ejections towards the Earth.

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Mission:
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Data Used:
SDO/AIA/1600 Filter 2014-01-07T17:00 - 2014-01-07T22:00
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2014-01-07T17:00 - 2014-01-07T22:00
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Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 4

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Ultraviolet
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Coronal Mass Ejections
SVS >> Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging
SVS >> Far Ultraviolet Imaging
SVS >> EUV Imaging
SVS >> FUV 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