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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 fastest coronal mass ejection was recorded on August 4, 1972 and traveled from the sun to earth in 14.6 hours - a speed of nearly 10 million kilometers per hour!

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