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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms.

Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms

IMAGE GALLERY

Large coronal mass ejection seen in LASCO C3 on Nov. 26, 2001.
SOHO MDI Sunspot size winner

Large coronal mass ejection seen in LASCO C3 on Nov. 26, 2001.

NASA Fact

A typical CME can be millions of kilometers in size, but have the mass of only a small mountain!