Sun  ID: 4216

September 2014 X-Flare

On September 10, 2014, the sun erupts with an X-flare of intensity X1.6 in the center of the solar disk. The event also launches a coronal mass ejection earthward.

 

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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Project Support
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2014-09-10T16:00 - 2014-09-10T23:59
SDO/AIA/171 Filter 2014-09-10T16:00 - 2014-09-10T23:59
SDO/AIA/131 Filter 2014-09-10T16:00 - 2014-09-10T23:59
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This item is part of this series:
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Year 5

Keywords:
SVS >> Solar Wind
SVS >> Sun
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

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