We were reminded of the enormous power of our home star on November 29 of last year (2020), when NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded a powerful Solar Flare, entitled the ‘Anemone’ Eruption’! In this video, Dr. James Daly presents and discusses our sun and the spectacular display witnessed on November 29, 2020.
This video has been remastered and produced in full HD with extra content.
Using data, video and images from the Solar Dynamics Observatory, Dr. Daly stitches together images and video from the latest solar eruption in this solar cycle.In a variety of composite videos obtained in the Ultraviolet part of the spectrum, we witness the sun’s awesome power in full view.
The eruption was nicknamed named ‘Anemone’ since the apparent shape and behavior of the super-heated gas jets and filaments are “shimmering” as were, like an ‘Anemone’. The Solar Dynamics Observatory is a space-born solar observatory that has been on orbit since February 11, 2010, continuously recording the sun in 10 different wavebands and was the first mission launched in the agency’s “Living With a Star (LWS) Program”, a program designed to understand the causes of solar variability and its impacts on Earth.
Musical score: Jupiter, G. Holst, The Planets (Royalty-free): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3RGPKtgtCdIJilxp-EXExw
“Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
“Also Sprach Zarathustra” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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