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Sun-Orbiting Spacecraft Takes Fascinating Images of a Coronal Mass Ejection – Gizmodo Australia

Coronal mass ejections are regular space weather events involving huge, fast-moving expulsions of plasma from the Sun’s surface. They’re routinely observed by a…

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Coronal mass ejections are regular space weather events involving huge, fast-moving expulsions of plasma from the Suns surface. Theyre routinely observed by a bevy of telescopes, and recently, Solar Orbiter has imaged its first stellar burps.
Solar Orbiter is a collaborative mission between the European Space Agency and NASA. It launched in February 2020 and made it to the far side of the Sun the perihelion of its journey, when it was closest to the star about a year later. Days after that point,…

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