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Jan 19, 2021
Scientists have combined NASA data and cutting-edge image processing to gain new insight into the solar structures that create the Sun’s flow of high-speed solar wind, detailed in new research published today in The Astrophysical Journal.
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Jan 15, 2021
In 2021, the US Postal Service is showcasing the Sun’s many faces with a series of Sun Science forever stamps that show images of solar activity captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO.
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Jan 14, 2021
NASA and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland have agreed to cooperate on a NASA heliophysics mission, the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP).
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Jan 13, 2021
On Jan. 13, 2021, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory experienced its first lunar transit of the year when the Moon crossed its view of the Sun.
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Jan 4, 2021
A secret behind the workings of sunquakes – seismic activity on the Sun during solar flares – might be hidden beneath the solar surface.
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Dec 29, 2020
NASA has approved two heliophysics missions to explore the Sun and the system that drives space weather near Earth.
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Dec 21, 2020
NASA’s Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere mission — AIM for short — spotted the summer’s first noctilucent, or night-shining, clouds on Dec. 8, 2020.
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Dec 21, 2020
Researchers may have found the long-sought “nanoflares” thought to heat the solar corona to its incredible temperatures.
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Dec 18, 2020
As Chile and Argentina witnessed the total solar eclipse on Dec. 14, 2020, unbeknownst to skywatchers, a little tiny speck was flying past the Sun — a recently discovered comet.
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Dec 16, 2020
On Dec. 14, 2020, the Moon’s shadow raced across Chile and Argentina, casting a thin ribbon of land into brief, mid-day darkness. One week before, a group of scientists predicted how the corona would look during this particular eclipse.
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Dec 10, 2020
Aug. 21, 2017, marked a unique opportunity for scientists in the contiguous U.S. — for the first time in nearly a century, a total solar eclipse would sweep coast to coast, providing scientists under the path of totality with a rare chance to study the Sun and Earth in uncommon ways.
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Dec 10, 2020
La NASA proporcionará cobertura en vivo el lunes 14 de diciembre de un eclipse solar que pasará sobre América del Sur y obsequiará a partes de Chile y Argentina con vistas de un eclipse total de Sol.
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Dec 10, 2020
NASA will provide live coverage Monday, Dec. 14, of a solar eclipse that will pass over South America, treating parts of Chile and Argentina to views of a total eclipse of the Sun.
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Dec 3, 2020
NASA has selected two SmallSat missions – a study of Earth’s outer most atmosphere and a solar sail spaceflight test mission – to share a ride to space in 2025 with the agency’s Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP).