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 Release No. 04-20: The Sources of Solar Hazards In Interplanetary Space
For Release: EMBARGOED until 12:30 p.m. MDT, Monday, May 31, 2004

solar flareAstronauts traveling beyond low-Earth-orbit must face the hazard of solar energetic particles from massive eruptions. Those energetic particles come from two distinct locations. By understanding these source regions, scientists hope to one day predict solar hazards. Credit: SAO and SOHO (ESA/NASA).

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solar flareAstronauts traveling beyond low-Earth-orbit must face the hazard of solar energetic particles from massive eruptions. Those energetic particles come from two distinct locations. By understanding these source regions, scientists hope to one day predict solar hazards. Credit: SAO and SOHO (ESA/NASA).

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