White-light Continuum Observation of the Off-limb Loops of the SOL2017-09-10 X8.2 Flare: Temporal and Spatial Variations

  title={White-light Continuum Observation of the Off-limb Loops of the SOL2017-09-10 X8.2 Flare: Temporal and Spatial Variations},
  author={Junwei Zhao and Wei Liu and Jean Claude Vial},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  • Junwei Zhao, Wei Liu, J. Vial
  • Published 27 October 2021
  • Physics
  • The Astrophysical Journal Letters
Observations of the Sun’s off-limb white-light (WL) flares offer rare opportunities to study the energy release and transport mechanisms in flare loops. One of the best such events was SOL2017-09-10, an X8.2 flare that occurred near the Sun’s west limb on 2017 September 10 and produced a WL loop system lasting more than 60 minutes and reaching an altitude higher than 30 Mm. The event was well observed by a suite of ground- and space-based instruments, including the Solar Dynamics Observatory… 


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