E-Print Archive

There are 4080 abstracts currently viewable.


Search:

Advanced Search
Options
Main Page Add New E-Print Submitter
Information
Feedback
News Help/FAQ About Preferences
Manage Key Phrase
Notification
Blobs in recurring EUV jets View all abstracts by submitter

Qingmin Zhang   Submitted: 2014-05-20 19:44

Coronal jets are one type of ubiquitous small-scale activities caused by magnetic reconnection in the solar corona. They are often associated with cool surges in the chromosphere. In this paper, we report our discovery of blobs in the recurrent and homologous jets that occurred at the western edge of NOAA active region 11259 on 2011 July 22. The jets were observed in the seven extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) filters of the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) instrument aboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). Using the base-difference images of the six filters (94, 131, 171, 211, 193, and 335 Å), we carried out the differential emission measure (DEM) analyses to explore the thermodynamic evolutions of the jets. The jets were accompanied by cool surges observed in the Hα line center of the ground-based telescope in the Big Bear Solar Observatory. The jets that had lifetimes of 20-30 min recurred at the same place for three times with interval of 40-45 min. Interestingly, each of the jets intermittently experienced several upward eruptions at the speed of 120-450 km s-1. After reaching the maximum heights, they returned back to the solar surface, showing near-parabolic trajectories. The falling phases were more evident in the low-T filters than in the high-T filters, indicating that the jets experienced cooling after the onset of eruptions. We identified bright and compact blobs in the jets during their rising phases. The simultaneous presences of blobs in all the EUV filters were consistent with the broad ranges of the DEM profiles of the blobs (5.5≤ log T≤7.5), indicating their multi-thermal nature. The median temperatures of the blobs were ~2.3 MK. The blobs that were ~3 Mm in diameter had lifetimes of 24-60 s. To our knowledge, this is the first report of blobs in coronal jets. We propose that these blobs are plasmoids created by the magnetic reconnection as a result of tearing-mode instability and ejected out along the jets.

Authors: Q. M. Zhang and H. S. Ji
Projects: None

Publication Status: accepted for publication in A&A
Last Modified: 2014-05-21 13:36
Go to main E-Print page  Investigating the differential emission measure and energetics of microflares with combined SDO/AIA and RHESSI observations  Formation of a Double-decker Magnetic Flux Rope in the Sigmoidal Solar Active Region 11520  Edit Entry  Download Preprint  Submitter's Homepage Delete Entry 

Key
Go to main E-Print pageGo to main E-Print page.
Previous AbstractPrevious Abstract.
Next AbstractNext Abstract.
Download PreprintDownload Preprint.
Submitter's HomepageSubmitters Homepage.
Edit EntryEdit Entry.
View All Abstracts By SubmitterView all abstracts by submitter.
Delete AbstractDelete abstract.

Latest Entries
Magnetic Helicity from Multipolar Regions on the Solar Surface
The width distribution of solar coronal loops and strands - Are we hitting rock bottom ?
Exoplanet predictions based on harmonic orbit resonances
Order out of randomness: Self-organization processes in astrophysics
Convection-driven generation of ubiquitous coronal waves
The minimum energy principle applied to Parker's coronal braiding and nanoflaring scenario
Self-organizing systems in planetary physics: Harmonic resonances of planet and moon orbits
Global energetics of solar flares: VIII. The Low-Energy Cutoff
Global Energetics of Solar Flares: VII. Aerodynamic Drag in Coronal Mass Ejections
Self-organized criticality in solar and stellar flares: Are extreme events scale-free ?
A Wavelet Based Approach to Solar-Terrestrial Coupling
Interplanetary Type IV Bursts
High resolution observations with Artemis-IV and the NRH. I. Type IV associated narrow-band bursts
Detection of spike-like structures near the front of type-II burstsA
High resolution observations with Artemis-JLS, (II) Type IV associated intermediate drift bursts
Oscillation of a small Hα surge in a solar polar coronal hole
Radio Observations of the January 20, 2005 X-Class Event
Fine Structure of Metric Type-IV Radio Bursts Observed with the ARTEMIS-IV Radio Spectrograph: Association with Flares and Coronal Mass Ejections
Spectral Analysis of the September 2017 Solar Energetic Particle Events
Solar Energetic Particle Events Observed by the PAMELA Mission

Related Pages
MSU Solar Physics.
Max Millennium Science Mail Archive.
Max Millennium Message of the Day Mail Archive.
Max Millennium Flare Catalog

Archive Maintainer
Alisdair Davey



© 2003 Solar Physics Group - Montana State University