29 May 1987 --- Day of Year (DOY): 149

Event Description

Fuzzy material followed by multiple loops/cavities and twisted, bright, structured core. Core extends to the southern edge of event. Solar north is toward the upper left in each image.

Event Properties

Start/Stop Times in SMM Coronagraph Field of View: May 29, 20:44 to 23:52
Central Position Angle: 275 degrees
Width (in degrees): 060
Speed (in km/sec): 459 <--- Outer Loop

Speed (in km/sec): 445 <--- Northern Cavity
Speed (in km/sec): 422 <--- Southern Cavity
Speed (in km/sec): 446 <--- Outer Edge of Twisted Core

Detailed information on all SMM mass ejections is available in the SMM Catalogue of Coronal Mass Ejections