BackForward Variable: Solar H-alpha image

Full name Solar H-alpha image
Definition Image of the Sun in the Hydrogen-alpha transition wavelength (656.3 nm).
Measuring Units erg·(cm2 arcsec s)-1 Uncertainty Units %
Horizontal Res Units arcsec Vertical Res Units
Stability Units % (Stability /decade)


Comment: This emission is used to identify solar flares, filaments, prominences, and the fine structure of active regions.
Last modified: 2011-06-08
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: Yes
  • Domain: Outer Space
    • Sub-domain: Solar monitoring
      • Variable: Solar H-alpha image
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Sun
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Solar H-alpha image  (1)

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Note: In reading the values, goal is marked blue, breakthrough green and threshold orange

Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
602 Solar H-alpha image Sun Space Weather 1 %
1 %
10 %
1 arcsec
1 arcsec
5 arcsec
60 sec
60 sec
5 min
60 sec
10 min
60 min
Global tentative 2011-05-01 ICTSW-1