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NASA's Solar Observing Fleet Will Be Watching Comet ISON's Journey Around The Sun
2013-11-23 08:07:02

On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, Comet ISON will finally sling shot around the sun. Here its inward journey through the solar system will end -- either because it will break up due to intense heat and gravity of the sun, or because, still intact, it speeds back away, never to return.

Movie Of Sun's Canyon Of Fire Released By NASA
2013-10-24 14:21:52

A magnetic filament of solar material erupted on the sun in late September, breaking the quiet conditions in a spectacular fashion.

Sounding Rocket Launch To Calibrate NASA's SDO Instrument
2013-10-21 11:50:44

NASA will conduct a sounding rocket launch at 2 p.m. EDT, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico carrying an experiment to support the calibration of the EUV Variability Experiment, or EVE, aboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, satellite.

2013-09-04 11:48:35

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT.

Scientists Observe Magnetic Flow On The Sun
2013-08-28 19:43:38

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has helped scientists figure out a little more about what is going on inside the sun.

SOHO Video Shows Eruptions On Sun
2013-07-22 18:13:12

A new video posted by the European Space Agency (ESA) shows two solar eruptions taking place side-by-side.

Scientists Study Magnetic Reconnection Effects On Space Weather
2013-07-16 16:03:08

Using observations from two different NASA spacecraft, scientists have shed new light on the process behind solar flares and eruptions: magnetic reconnection.

Solar Tsunami Measures Sun Magnetic Field
2013-07-11 12:19:51

A solar tsunami has provided scientists with the first accurate estimates of the Sun's magnetic field.

Fascinating Features On Sun Captured By Solar Dynamics Observatory
2013-07-05 13:32:39

Scientists studying the solar atmosphere have spotted some fascinating moving features in the Sun's sky.


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