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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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

Some sunspots are cool enough that water vapor can form at a temperature of 1,550 °C.

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