Sun  ID: 3714

SDO/HMI Dopplergram Sunspot Close-Up - March 29, 2010

The dopplergram from SDO/HMI data shows the velocity of solar material on the line-of-sight. White pixels are moving away from the camera and black pixels are moving towards the camera.


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Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (UMBC): Producer
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Philip Scherrer (Stanford University): Scientist
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