Transients on the Sun. Megan Cartwright UCLA SHINE Student Day June 22, 2008. Image of an erupting prominence from online SOHO gallery. Active Regions (AR). An active region on the sun is an area of very strong magnetic field, often observed as sunspots.
SHINE Student Day
June 22, 2008
Image of an erupting prominence from online SOHO gallery
Windows to the Universe original artwork by Randy Russell using an image from NASA's TRACE (Transition Region and Coronal Explorer) spacecraft.
EUV image of one of the largest solar flares observed, erupted in November 2003. Image courtesy of SOHO (NASA & ESA).
Figure 1 from Riley et al., (2008)
Image of a prominence from online SOHO gallery
Image of a prominence from HAO in H-alpha
Persistent sigmoid (Left, Top) ;
Transient sigmoid (Left, Bottom);
Sigmoid associated with CME (Left, Bottom)
-- Image from, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-006-9101-2
MacNeice et al., 2004. Lynch et al.
ENLIL Simulation Run Results
Images from CCMC website (Above Left is MAS model, Above Right is PFSS, & Bottom is magnetogram inputs