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First ever close-up look of solar flare


NASA's spacecraft Messenger has recorded a closed-ever-look at the solar flare . It was the first time that the scientists have got a close-up look at neutron production during solar flare. The scientists were able to record neutrons from this flare over 6 to 10 hours.

The study of solar flare radiation is important for space flight programs as they can damage satellites and can endanger astronauts working in International Space Station.

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6 Responses to “First ever close-up look of solar flare”

Hesham said...
October 28, 2009 at 6:38 PM

This is a very strong photo indeed!

lawmacs said...
October 29, 2009 at 12:42 AM

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Rajesh Kanuri said...
October 29, 2009 at 6:22 AM

hey its nice to see this..

Hicham said...
October 29, 2009 at 9:43 AM

Very interesting! How vivid the colours are!

gaurav said...
October 31, 2009 at 3:29 AM

it reflects the colors and energy of life.

ASWANI said...
November 2, 2009 at 5:41 PM

Shabnam, I have never seen anything as beautiful this. Awesome pic. Thanks for sharing :)

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