Sun  ID: 4090

Solar Prominence from SDO: July 1, 2013

A large solar prominence, caught in a tug-of-war between solar gravity pulling it downward and magnetic gradients lifting upward, hovers over the limb of the Sun (left) before eventually launching into space.

Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
SDO Science Team and the Virtual Solar Observatory: Scientist
Laurence Schuler (ADNET): Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET): Project Support
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2013-07-01T15:00 - 2013-07-01T23:00
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This item is part of this series:
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 4

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Prominences
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 >> 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