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Long Proton Event (October 2, 2001)

  • Higher resolution version (TIF,2.9M)
  • A solar flare and coronal mass ejection began a high energy proton event that pelted the SOHO spacecraft for over three days (September 24-26, 2001). The sun is observed in extreme ultraviolet light - the protons hits appear as white snowy particles.

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