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2012 July 02

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The Emergence of Active Region 11512

On 24-Jun-2012, XRT successfully observed an emerging phase of the AR11512. In the X-ray observation, the emerging of the active region started with the appearance of a small bright point at ~16:56 UT, followed by a few parallel loop structures. Appearance of the sunspot in visible light (G-band) was observed a few hours later (after 20 UT).

Keywords: Emerging Flux, AR Tracking, Visible Light
Filters: Ti_poly, Gband

(Prepared by Aki Takeda & Keiji Yoshimura)

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