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keeping a track on what the Sun is doing ….

1 July 2010

www.physorg.com/print197125900.html … Proba-2 is a small member of ESAs fleet of satellites but it is full of experimental technology. It has returned 90,000 images of the surface of the Sun in the last 8 months. It is capable of following coronal mass ejections as they leave the solar surface – although these are currently in short supply. In addition, a piece of Czech technology is able to measure the plasma environment around the satellite.

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