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Andrev
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Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new
      #6108665 - 09/30/13 04:06 AM

Hi.

I found that the big filament is gone and I was interested to find when and how. So I checked some GONG videos in archive section to find this sequence...

I never seen something that spectacular. I never imagined seeing a shock wave on the sun's surface... Wow, totally crazy. Just imagine the energy of this shock wave. I never imagined being able to see the sun's surface moving like water...

After all the images are loaded, click STOP, enter 350 as starting frame and click START. Watch out...

http://halpha.nso.edu/keep/ham/201309/20130929/20130929000000Bh_ALL.html

Andre.


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axle01
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! [Re: Andrev]
      #6108686 - 09/30/13 05:05 AM

That is so awesome.

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DavidM
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: axle01]
      #6108705 - 09/30/13 06:11 AM

Very cool! I wondered what had happened to that filament!

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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: DavidM]
      #6108708 - 09/30/13 06:15 AM

David.

Me too and how come it disappeared in a so violent way. Its like an explosion. Did you pay attention to the smaller filament vortex caused by the shock wave ? What a powerful energy. Any planet would have been destroyed in second with a such energy.

More I watch it, more I find it incredible... ! So much details captured. Thanks GONG.

Andre.

Edited by Andrev (09/30/13 06:19 AM)


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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Andrev]
      #6108751 - 09/30/13 07:12 AM

Andre, thanks for posting this. How incredible.

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BKMaynard
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: bunyon]
      #6108785 - 09/30/13 07:57 AM

WOW WOW WOW!

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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: BKMaynard]
      #6108792 - 09/30/13 08:01 AM

Nice!!

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rigel123
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Andrev]
      #6109039 - 09/30/13 10:49 AM

Amazing!

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Paul Hyndman
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: rigel123]
      #6109059 - 09/30/13 11:05 AM

WOW... thanks for posting, Andre!!!

Paul


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Peter Z
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Paul Hyndman]
      #6109081 - 09/30/13 11:28 AM

Thanks for posting this, Andre.
It is spectacular.

Cheers.
Peter.


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Chuck Hards
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Peter Z]
      #6109192 - 09/30/13 12:22 PM

Snapped like a rubber band stretched too far. Amazing, thanks for posting the GONG link.

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steveward53
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Chuck Hards]
      #6109229 - 09/30/13 12:43 PM

You beat me to it ...

Just had a play with the SDO data to show the same event , shan't bother with a separate thread now , if it's OK I'll just post a link to the YT video ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFvBg1FtPG0&feature=youtu.be


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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: steveward53]
      #6109325 - 09/30/13 01:54 PM

That's incredible! I think I just soiled myself watching those!

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Chuck Hards
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Zamboni]
      #6109489 - 09/30/13 03:41 PM

I didn't soil myself, but there may have been a tear or two running down my leg.

It's also cool for me because it's the same filament that I imaged Saturday, my very first DSLR image.


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steveward53
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Chuck Hards]
      #6109618 - 09/30/13 04:53 PM

Maybe this will bring on a soiling then ...

The filament eruption was a lot further reaching than I first realised ....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ER_kTb6GzgE&feature=youtu.be


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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: steveward53]
      #6109724 - 09/30/13 05:57 PM

Absolutely amazing. I have only been watching the Sun in Ha for about 3 years and that was one of the longest filaments I have seen. Then POOF!!! It was gone.

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Andrev
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: StarStuff1]
      #6109849 - 09/30/13 07:23 PM

Hi guys.

I'm extremely glad you are stunned by this event.

Andre.


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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Andrev]
      #6109862 - 09/30/13 07:37 PM

very cool

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Doc Willie
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: highfnum]
      #6109909 - 09/30/13 08:01 PM

Very cool. I had been sketching this filament all last week as it moved across the sun. Gone today. Now I know why.

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SpaceConqueror3
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Re: Absolutely incredible event on the sun's surface ! new [Re: Doc Willie]
      #6110376 - 09/30/13 11:52 PM

Neat. We were having Monsoon winds and rain then so I didn't see a thing.

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