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As Seen by STEREO-B: The Carrington-Class CME of 2012

Like SDO, STEREO-B did not have a direct view of the coronal mass ejection (CME) launched by the sun on July 23, 2012. However, the active region involved was very close to the limb of the sun (lower left quadrant) and STEREO-B provided an excellent view of plasma launched in both ultraviolet light and the white-light coronagraph.



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Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Joe Gurman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support
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Data Used:
STEREO-B/Coronograph 2 2012-07-23T00:00:00 - 2012-07-23T23:59:59
STEREO-B/Extreme UltraViolet Imager/304 Angstroms 2012-07-23T00:00:00 - 2012-07-23T23:59:59
STEREO-B/Extreme UltraViolet Imager/195 Angstroms 2012-07-23T00:00:00 - 2012-07-23T23:59:59
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The Carrington-Class CME of 2012

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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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