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  1. Image of the Sun from NASA

    New Sunspot Cycle could be one of the strongest on record

    In direct contradiction to the official forecast, a team of scientists led by NCAR predicts that the Sunspot Cycle that started this fall could be one of the strongest since record-keeping began.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. A rendering of the large coronagraph dome

    NSF approves funding for next stage of NCAR’s new solar observatory

    NCAR has received funding approval to survey prospective locations for the Coronal Solar Magnetism Observatory (COSMO). This new observatory offers the potential to transform our fundamental understanding of magnetic fields in the Sun’s atmosphere and how they drive the formation of solar eruptions and other space weather that can affect technologies on Earth.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. Holly Gilbert chosen to lead NCAR’s High Altitude Observatory

    Gilbert, who currently serves as director for the Heliophysics Science Division at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, will join NCAR October 5.

    • Organization,
    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. NASA illustration of AU Mic system.

    Scientists discover a world orbiting a unique young star

    Scientists are reporting the discovery of a planet about as large as Neptune that circles a young star, AU Microscopii, in just over a week

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  5. Image of Sun

    Scientists find clues to solar variability in observations of other stars

    Researchers are using data from Sun-like stars to learn more about solar variability

    • Climate,
    • Sun + Space Weather

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