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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms.

Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms

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A recent computer model of the sun's magnetic fields in the corona.

A recent computer model of the sun's magnetic fields in the corona.

NASA Fact

During a severe solar storm, Earth loses about 100 tons of its atmosphere into space.