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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

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Eclipse 1980 - solar max again (Credit: High Altitude Observatory/ National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Eclipse 1980 - solar max again (Credit: High Altitude Observatory/ National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Space Weather Fact

Solar flares can sometimes heat the solar surface to temperatures of 80 million °F - far hotter that the sun's core!

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