Our Sun Sol: 2014


This is what our star – Sol – has been up to in 2014. All videos are taken at different wavelengths (hence why the Sun is different colours than what you’d typically expect) to best show what’s going on. For a detailed description of each of these videos, please click the links below.

In order of appearance:

10th June 2014:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/dailymov.php

Coronal Hole Squared:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/517

Almost an X Class Flare:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/500

Solar Gusher:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/506

Interactions of Active Regions:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/490

Baker’s Dozen of Flares:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/486

Dark Lift-Off:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/515

Festooning Loops:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/492

Spasmodic Active Region:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/513

Quickly Developing Sunspot:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/508

Tight Loops Close-up:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/519

XX – Two X Flares in Quick Succession:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/525

X4 Flare was no Shrimp:
http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/potw/item/496

Courtesy of NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams.

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