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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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IMAGE GALLERY

This image of the corona was taken with the Yohkoh Soft X-Ray Telescope and shows the complex, hot plasmas that make up the corona

This image of the corona was taken with the Yohkoh Soft X-Ray Telescope and shows the complex, hot plasmas that make up the corona

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

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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