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Prominence oscillations activated by an EUV wave


Prominence oscillations are one of interesting phenomena in the solar atmosphere, which can be utilized to infer the embedded magnetic field magnitude. We present here the transverse oscillations of two different prominences located at the East solar limb on 2011 February 11 using the multi-wavebands data of the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) on-board the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) satellite. A prominence eruption was observed towards the east direction with an average speed of ≈ 275 km s-1. The eruption is fitted with the combination of a linear and an exponential functions of time. An extreme ultraviolet (EUV) wave event was associated with the prominence eruption. This EUV wave triggered the oscillations of both prominences on the East limb. We computed the period of each prominence using the wavelet analysis method. The oscillation period varies from 14 to 22 min. The magnetic field of the prominences was derived, which ranges from 14 to 20 G.

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insu-03874893 , version 1 (28-11-2022)



Pooja Devi, Ramesh Chandra, Reetika Joshi, P. F. Chen, Brigitte Schmieder, et al.. Prominence oscillations activated by an EUV wave. Advances in Space Research, 2022, 70, pp.1592-1600. ⟨10.1016/j.asr.2022.02.053⟩. ⟨insu-03874893⟩
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