Mass Motions Associated with Solar Flares

  • Sara F. Martin
Conference paper


Mass motions are a principal means by which components of solar flares can be distinguished. Typical patterns of mass motions in Ha are described for chromospheric flare ribbons, remote chromospheric flare patches, flare loops, flaring arches, surges, erupting filaments and some expanding coronal features. Interrelationships between these phenomena are discussed and illustrations of each are presented.


Coronal Mass Ejection Solar Phys Solar Flare Mass Motion Polarity Inversion Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara F. Martin
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  1. 1.Big Bear Solar ObservatoryCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadenaUSA

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