SMM C/P CME Event
16 February 1986 --- Day of Year (DOY):047
This huge, complex loop was ejected at high speeds over the west limb of the sun. Note that solar north points toward the lower right corner as indicated by the arrow drawn into the occulting disk; the dotted circle marks the solar photosphere.
Big loop/cavity with possible fuzzy, inner loop/cavity superposed on streamer and rays. Large deflections. Streamer is disrupted. NOTE: Image is rolled 180 degrees.
Start/Stop Times in SMM Coronagraph Field of View:
February 16, 22:15 to February 17 ~01:26
Central Position Angle: 268 degrees
Width (in degrees): 112
Speed (in km/sec): 934 <--- Outer Loop
Speed (in km/sec): 477 <--- Outer Cavity
Image List:February 16, 1986: 22:10 UT February 16, 1986: 22:18 UT