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Title: CHROMOSPHERIC MASS MOTIONS AND INTRINSIC SUNSPOT ROTATIONS FOR NOAA ACTIVE REGIONS 10484, 10486, AND 10488 USING ISOON DATA

This work utilizes Improved Solar Observing Optical Network continuum (630.2 nm) and H{alpha} (656.2 nm) data to: (1) detect and measure intrinsic sunspot rotations occurring in the photosphere and chromosphere, (2) identify and measure chromospheric filament mass motions, and (3) assess any large-scale photospheric and chromospheric mass couplings. Significant results from 2003 October 27-29, using the techniques of Brown et al., indicate significant counter-rotation between the two large sunspots in NOAA AR 10486 on October 29, as well as discrete filament mass motions in NOAA AR 10484 on October 27 that appear to be associated with at least one C-class solar flare.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Department of Space Studies, University of North Dakota, 4149 University Avenue, 530 Clifford Hall, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9008 (United States)
  2. Solar and Solar Wind Disturbances Program, Space Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM 87117 (United States)
  3. School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, 781 Terrace Road, ISTB4, Tempe, AZ 85287-6004 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22131060
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astrophysical Journal; Journal Volume: 773; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; CHROMOSPHERE; MASS; PHOTOSPHERE; ROTATION; SOLAR FLARES; SUNSPOTS