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  1. Coronal bright points

    Planetary waves, first found on Earth, are discovered on Sun

    The same kind of large-scale planetary waves that meander through the atmosphere high above Earth's surface may also exist on the Sun, according to a new study led by a scientist at NCAR.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. A solar event on Jan. 1, 2016

    Space weather warnings could arrive earlier with NCAR coronagraph

    A research instrument atop the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii could be used to provide earlier warnings to astronauts when dangerous high-energy particles are blasted out of the Sun's corona.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. Image of 1966 solar eclipse from Bolivia

    50 years ago: NCAR camera snaps game-changing eclipse picture

    On Nov. 12, 1966, NCAR researchers used an innovative new camera to snap the finest picture of the solar corona ever taken up to the time.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. The Sun in 1967

    1967 solar storm nearly took U.S. to brink of war

    Military space weather forecasters helped avoid a potential nuclear conflict between the U.S. and Russia when they alerted leaders that a solar storm may have been responsible for jamming radio and radar communications.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  5. Image of Comet ISON taken by the Hubble

    The comet that disappeared: What happened to ISON?

    A new study sheds light on the mystery of Comet ISON, suggesting that the comet broke up before reaching the Sun.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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