An X4 eruptive flare
Science nugget: Aug 22, 1998
This week saw several X-flares from active region AR8307 as it rotated
around the East limb. One of the largest was an X4 flare which occurred
on 16-Aug-98 at 22:20 UT. Yohkoh caught the rise phase, peak and much of
the decay of this large flare.
Associated with this flare was a significant reconfiguration of the
surrounding active region corona as demonstrated by the following movie.
David Alexander 22-Aug-98 (email email@example.com).