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Goddard TV Video Tape: G2013-021 -- 2013 Heliophysics Breaking News


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X1.0 solar flare from 10/28/13 at 02:03 UT in 131.Sun Continues to Emit Solar Flares
X1.7 flare from 4:01am EDT Oct 25 2013, viewed in SDO AIA 131.  Cropped.Sun Emits Third Solar Flare in Two Days
Video of prominence eruption showing a blend of 304 and 171 angstrom light imaged by the Solar Dynamics Observatory's AIA instrument.  Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO Sun Emits a Solstice CME
The sun erupted with an X1.7-class solar flare on May 12, 2013.  This is a blend of two images of the flare from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) — one image shows light in the 171 angstrom wavelength, the other in 131 angstroms.  Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA First X-Class Solar Flares of 2013
A burst of solar material leaps off the left side of the sun in what's known as a prominence eruption. This image combines three images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured on May 3, 2013, at 1:45 pm EDT, just as an M-class solar flare from the same region was subsiding. The images include light from the 131-, 171- and 304-angstrom wavelengths. Credit: NASA/SDO/AIASun Emits Mid-Level Flare and Prominence Eruption
Coronal mass ejections were popping out from the Sun at a pace of two per day on average (Apr. 18-23, 2013). We counted ten CMEs for the five days, but some of the eruptions were complex and difficult to differentiate from one another. Almost all of them blew particles out to the left, most of them probably originating from the same active region. These were taken by the STEREO (Ahead) spacecraft's coronagraph, in which the black disk blocks the Sun (represented by the white circle) so that we can observe the fainter features beyond it. Credit: NASA/STEREO CMEs Galore
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an M6.5 class flare at 3:16 EDT on April 11, 2013.  This image shows a combination of light in wavelengths of 131 and 171 angstroms.  Credit: NASA/GSFC/SDO The Sun Emits a Mid-level Flare and CME
The ESA and NASA Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) captured these images of the sun spitting out a coronal mass ejection (CME) on March 15, 2013, from 3:24 to 4:00 a.m. EDT. This type of image is known as a coronagraph, since a disk is placed over the sun to better see the dimmer atmosphere around it, called the corona.  No Labels   Credit: ESA&NASA/SOHO Solar Storm Near Earth Caused by March 15, 2013 Fast CME
The bottom two black spots on the sun, known as sunspots, appeared quickly over the course of Feb. 19-20, 2013. These two sunspots are part of the same system and are over six Earths across. This image combines images from two instruments on NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO): the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI), which takes pictures in visible light that show sunspots and the Advanced Imaging Assembly (AIA), which took an image in the 304 angstrom wavelength showing the lower atmosphere of the sun, which is colorized in red.   Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA/HMI/Goddard Space Flight CenterSDO Observes Fast-Growing Sunspot
The second of two CMEs from the evening of Feb. 5, 2013, can be seen bursting away from the sun in the upper left hand side of this image, which was captured by the joint ESA/NASA mission the Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) at 11:12 p.m. EST.  The sun itself is obscured in this picture &mdash taken by an instrument called a coronagraph -- so that its bright light doesn't drown out the picture of the dimmer surrounding atmosphere, called the corona. The Sun Produces Two CMEs
The CME included a large prominence eruption most visible in light with a wavelength of 304 angstroms.  SDO captured this footage from 3:00 to 9:00 Universal Time.  In this video, the imaging cadence is one frame every 36 seconds. January 31, 2013 CME and Prominence Eruption