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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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The solar corona  can be seen during total solar eclipses such as this one on seen on Mauna Kea, Hawaii in 1991

This 1991 photograph captures the brief moment of totality when the Sunís faint corona is most easily observed. It is made up of several photographs from cameras with different settings that were later combined into one image. Credit: Steve Albers, Dennis di Cicco, ad Gary Emerson.

This image appears in the #58: Why is the Sun's Corona So Hot? Technology Through Time article.

Space Weather Fact

Toy 'rare-earth' magnets can be 5 times stronger that a sunspot magnetic field.

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