SMM C/P CME Event
30 January 1989 --- Day of Year (DOY): 030
A coronal mass ejection over the northwest limb of the sun as seen by the SMM Coronagraph. Solar north is toward the upper left corner in each image.
Dimpled loop/cavity with beautiful, structured, knotty, inner (prominence) loop/cavity superposed on rays and streamer. Deflections. Region is disrupted.
Start/Stop Times in SMM Coronagraph Field of View:
January 30, 02:11 to ~03:44
Central Position Angle: 304 degrees
Width (in degrees): 062 degrees
Speed (in km/sec): 1055 <--- Outer Loop
Speed (in km/sec): 787 <--- Inner Loop (prominence)
Detailed information on all SMM mass ejections is available in the SMM Catalogue of Coronal Mass Ejections