XRT Picture of the Week (XPOW)

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2016 September 27

Click for movie. Also available on YouTube.

The Bubble Flare

Back in March, Hinode XRT was observing active region 12524 when it released a C2.1 flare that looked like a giant x-ray bubble. This active region lit off two other flares that day. These flares are all cataloged in the XRT flare catalog.

Keywords: Flare, Limb
Filters: Al_poly, Be_thin

(Prepared by Patricia Jibben)

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