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  1. Image of a satellite pointed at star

    Distant star’s sound waves reveal cycle similar to the Sun’s

    Scientists have detected "starspots," on the surface of a star using stellar seismology. The technique offers the potential to examine hundreds of stars.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  2. Shrinking atmospheric layer linked to low levels of solar radiation

    The new research has implications for satellite orbits.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  3. Extended solar minimum linked to changes in Sun’s conveyor belt

    Results from a new study should help scientists better understand the factors controlling the timing of solar cycles and could lead to better predictions.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  4. Alice Lecinski, Phil Judge, and Don Kolinski

    A century of eclipses

    Between 1969 and 1971, NCAR scientist John Eddy set out to archive an important part of the history of both photography and astronomy. Eddy collected more than 100 pictures of total solar eclipses taken from the late 1800s into the mid-1900s.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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  5. NCAR Mauna Loa Solar Observatory

    Blue skies—and more data

    NCAR’s Coronal Multichannel Polarimeter (CoMP) found a new home early this year on Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, a high-elevation paradise for astronomical observers.

    • Sun + Space Weather

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