APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

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APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by APOD Robot » Fri Jun 24, 2022 4:06 am

Image Filaprom on the Western Limb

Explanation: A solar filament is an enormous stream of incandescent plasma suspended above the active surface of the Sun by looping magnetic fields. Seen against the solar disk it looks dark only because it's a little cooler, and so slightly dimmer, than the solar photosphere. Suspended above the solar limb the same structure looks bright when viewed against the blackness of space and is called a solar prominence. A filaprom would be both of course, a stream of magnetized plasma that crosses in front of the solar disk and extends beyond the Sun's edge. In this hydrogen-alpha close-up of the Sun captured on June 22, active region AR3038 is near the center of the frame. Active region AR3032 is seen at the far right, close to the Sun's western limb. As AR3032 is carried by rotation toward the Sun's visible edge, what was once a giant filament above it is now partly seen as a prominence, How big is AR3032's filaprom? For scale planet Earth is shown near the top right corner.

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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by VictorBorun » Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:17 am

I in honest have tried to imagine a link between the filaprom and any feature on the surface.
None worked

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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by Sa Ji Tario » Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:53 am

VictorBorun wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:17 am I in honest have tried to imagine a link between the filaprom and any feature on the surface.
None worked
imagine something like this

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160612.html

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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Jun 24, 2022 12:43 pm

AR3038_Filaprom_HA_DS_150mmF20_IMX174_Color_06222022_1024.jpg
AR2835_20210701_W2x1024.jpg
This kind of picture of the sun always reminds me of shelled corn! :lol2:
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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by DonB312 » Fri Jun 24, 2022 6:53 pm

The "AR3032's filaprom" link in the caption takes you to a really impressive video of this "filaprom".
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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by VictorBorun » Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:46 pm

DonB312 wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 6:53 pm The "AR3032's filaprom" link in the caption takes you to a really impressive video of this "filaprom".
Thanks
They call it AR3038, not AR3032
The time-laps covers 45 minutes of real time, too short for Sun's rotation to let us observe the 3D position of the filaprom

Is it invisibly connected to AR3038, to AR3032, to both, to none?…

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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by VictorBorun » Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:54 pm

Sa Ji Tario wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:53 am
VictorBorun wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 11:17 am I in honest have tried to imagine a link between the filaprom and any feature on the surface.
None worked
imagine something like this

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160612.html
a roll cloud can be a smooth border of an air mass and so may do without a strong magnetic connection to any spots on Earth's surface

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Re: APOD: Filaprom on the Western Limb (2022 Jun 24)

Post by johnnydeep » Fri Jun 24, 2022 8:53 pm

VictorBorun wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 7:46 pm
DonB312 wrote: Fri Jun 24, 2022 6:53 pm The "AR3032's filaprom" link in the caption takes you to a really impressive video of this "filaprom".
Thanks
They call it AR3038, not AR3032
The time-laps covers 45 minutes of real time, too short for Sun's rotation to let us observe the 3D position of the filaprom

Is it invisibly connected to AR3038, to AR3032, to both, to none?…
AR3038 (center) and AR3032 (far right) don't look to be connected at all. And the filaprom would seem to be related to AR3032 alone.
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