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Coronal Holes: The (Rarely Round) Gaps In The Sun's Atmosphere

| September 5, 2013
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There’s a hole in the sun’s corona. But don’t worry — that happens from time to time.

“A coronal hole is just a big, dark blotch that we see on the sun in our images,” says Dean Pesnell, project scientist for NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. “We can only see …Read More

Source: NPR Science – ingested into KQED

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