Sun  ID: 4228

The Little Flux Rope that Couldn't

A magnetic flux rope (lower right of image) can't quite hold together sufficient to create a flare or coronal mass ejection.  

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Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Visualizer
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer
Laurence Schuler (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
Ian Jones (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Technical Support
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Mission:
SDO

Data Used:
SDO/AIA/131 Filter 2014-09-30T17:00 - 2014-09-30T20:00
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Keywords:
SVS >> Magnetic Fields
SVS >> Magnetic Reconnection
SVS >> Sun
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Sun-earth Interactions >> Solar Activity >> Solar Flares
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> SDO
SVS >> Solar Dynamics Observatory
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
SVS >> Sun >> Magnetic Field
NASA Science >> Sun

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