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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

IMAGE GALLERY

Figure 1:   A diagram of some of the main components of the heliosphere.

Figure 1: A diagram of some of the main components of the heliosphere. (Courtesy - NASA Interstellar Probe)

This image appears in the Technology Through Time article, #62: "Where is the heliopause?".

Space Weather Fact

Between May 10-12, 1999, the solar wind nearly vanished, causing Earth's magnetosphere to expand in volume by over 100 times!

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