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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms.

Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms

IMAGE GALLERY

Composit of images of the June 6, 2000 solar flare taken in white ligh tand ultraviolet (TRACE)
SOLAR FLARE

Composit of images of the June 6, 2000 solar flare taken in white ligh tand ultraviolet (TRACE)

NASA Fact

The sun's magnetic poles flip their location on the sun every 22 years, called the Hale Magnetic Cycle.