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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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An early warm spell caused near shore ice to buckle and rise.  The light from the sun is just visible.

An early warm spell caused near shore ice to buckle and rise. The light from the sun is just visible. Photo Credit - Jay Friedlander

Space Weather Fact

The August 4, 1972 solar flare was so powerful that, by some estimates, a spacesuited astronaut would have received a lethal does of radiation.

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